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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1820

The bgp_capability_orf function in bgpd in Quagga and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) by leveraging a BGP peering relationship and sending a malformed Outbound Route Filtering (ORF) capability TLV in an OPEN message.
Publish Date : 2012-06-13 Last Update Date : 2013-03-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2012-04-25 2012-06-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1259 -- quagga security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27848 unix
DSA-2497-1 quagga - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18294 unix
ELSA-2012:1259: quagga security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23882 unix
RHSA-2012:1259: quagga security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21278 unix
RHSA-2012:1259: quagga security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121259 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1820

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Quagga Quagga 0.95 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Quagga Quagga 0.96 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Quagga Quagga 0.96.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Quagga Quagga 0.96.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Quagga Quagga 0.96.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Quagga Quagga 0.96.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Quagga Quagga 0.96.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Quagga Quagga 0.97.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Quagga Quagga 0.97.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Quagga Quagga 0.97.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Quagga Quagga 0.97.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Quagga Quagga 0.97.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Quagga Quagga 0.97.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Quagga Quagga 0.98.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Quagga Quagga 0.99.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Quagga Quagga Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Quagga Quagga 41

- References For CVE-2012-1820
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1259
BID 53775 Quagga bgpd 'bgp_capability_orf()' BGP OPEN Message Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-10-15
CERT-VN VU#962587

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1820

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