Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 876210
CVE-2012-5521 quagga (ospf6d): Assertion failure when removing routes (retrieving information which route to remove) [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2015-07-15 10:56:40 EDT
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Could you please fix this soon?
(In reply to pjp from comment #4)
> Could you please fix this soon?
If I understand upstream discussion correctly, they were not able to reproduce the issue. Also it seems like the possible reproducer requires network topology where juniper router is directly adjacent to Linux box running quagga.
Sorry I just don't have resources (hardware) needed to even try reproducing this. Hence I can't tell when this gets fixed. Of course if upstream or someone else comes up with working patch I will be more than happy to apply it.
Thank you so much for the details. It's been more than 2 years since the issue was found and reported upstream. Since it remains unconfirmed today and a patch is not expected in the near future, it might be good to close this bug as CLOSE DEFERRED with due comments about it.
I think we should keep this one open given this is a security issue. And if fix appears in the future we don't have to reopen or create new bug then.
(In reply to Michal Sekletar from comment #7)
> I think we should keep this one open given this is a security issue. And if
> fix appears in the future we don't have to reopen or create new bug then.
You expect a fix would be available in the near future, a month? If so, then it's okay to keep it open. If not, we need not leave it open indefinitely, it's been already more than 2 years.
In-fact, such cases should be CLOSE DEFERRED, provided there is reason to believe that a patch would be available in the near future.
I don't expect fix to appear any time soon. I don't see why should I close this bug. I as a maintainer like that bug is open because it pops up in my searches. Please don't close this bug.
You plan to fix this soon?
No plan really. Sorry.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 23 development cycle.
Changing version to '23'.
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cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 23 End Of Life. Thank you.)
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