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Security update for quagga


(Last modified: 22MAY2006)

solutions Security update for quagga SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (773e5b1f3d0d61d71c42976f520ca131)

Applies to

Package: quagga
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11009
Release: 20060522
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using quagga should install this update.



Problem description

It is possible to bypass RIPv2 authentication requirements by using RIPv1. As RIPv1 doesn't support authentication at all this update introduces an option to switch off RIPv1. This issue has been tracked by CVE-2006-2223 and CVE-2006-2224.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh quagga.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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