Intrusion Prevention

Quagga.BGP.Daemon.bgp_update_receive.Double.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Double Free Vulnerability in Quagga Quagga.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Quagga Quagga prior to 1.2.3

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://www.quagga.net/security/Quagga-2018-1114.txt

CVE References

CVE-2018-5379