[Fwd: [OCCAID] Advisory: Extended Community bit crashing Quagga and Zebra BGPd]

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Wed Dec 21 16:04:25 CET 2005

On Wed, 21 Dec 2005, James Jun wrote:

> A possibly relevant bug-id:
> http://bugzilla.quagga.net/show_bug.cgi?id=114

Ah, well spotted.

> Incorporating this patch appears to fix the bug:
> https://mail.new.datacore.ch/pipermail/dc-quagga-commit/2004-May/000051.html
> Routers running with the above patch have not been affected.

Excellent news. GNU Zebra 0.95 should be fine too then (if there's 
been a 0.95 release). You may wish to notify Kunihiro too.

> The same type of people who experienced crash due to unknown 
> ecommunity, at least on our network I believe have upgraded their 
> software.


> <sarcasm>
> To again verify the operational success of this patch, may be AS5430's
> downstream who announced this prefix before can try announcing the route
> again and see if bunch of things crash? ;-)
> $2 says nothing will crash this time.
> </sarcasm>

Because any routers affected and not upgraded are ones with dead 
bgpds whose admins never noticed? :)

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