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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200404-10
(iproute local Denial of Service vulnerability)
It has been reported that iproute can accept spoofed messages on the kernel
netlink interface from local users. This could lead to a local Denial of
Local users could cause a Denial of Service.
A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
See also :
All iproute users should upgrade to version 20010824-r5 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=sys-apps/iproute-20010824-r5'
# emerge '>=sys-apps/iproute-20010824-r5'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14475 (gentoo_GLSA-200404-10.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0856