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Family: Fedora Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

Fedora Core 1 2004-115: iproute Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the iproute package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-115 (iproute).

The iproute package contains networking utilities (ip and rtmon, for
example) which are designed to use the advanced networking
capabilities of the Linux 2.4.x and 2.6.x kernel.

Update Information:

This update of the iproute package fixes a security problem found in netlink.
See CVE-2003-0856. All users of the netlink application are very strongly
advised to update to these latest packages.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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