CVE-2012-0255

NameCVE-2012-0255
DescriptionThe BGP implementation in bgpd in Quagga before 0.99.20.1 does not properly use message buffers for OPEN messages, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a message associated with a malformed Four-octet AS Number Capability (aka AS4 capability).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2459-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
quagga (PTS)wheezy0.99.22.4-1+wheezy2fixed
wheezy (security)0.99.22.4-1+wheezy3+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.99.23.1-1+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)0.99.23.1-1+deb8u3fixed
stretch1.0.20160315-3fixed
sid1.1.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
quaggasource(unstable)0.99.20.1-1medium
quaggasourcesqueeze0.99.20.1-0+squeeze1mediumDSA-2459-1

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