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MDKSA-2004:148: iproute2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the iproute2 package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:148 (iproute2).
Herbert Xu discovered that iproute can accept spoofed messages sent via the
kernel netlink interface by other users on the local machine. This could lead
to a local Denial of Service attack.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:148
Threat Level: High
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