Vigil@nce - BIRD: buffer overflow via BGP packets
November 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Consequences: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: internet server.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 20/09/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow in BIRD via RFC 8203 packets, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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