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USN81-1 : iptables vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
iptables vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- iptables
- iptables-dev

Description :

Faheem Mitha noticed that the "iptables" command did not always load
the required modules on its own as it was supposed to. This could lead
to firewall rules not being loaded on system startup.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- iptables-1.2.9-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- iptables-dev-1.2.9-10ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)

Threat Level: High

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