Ubuntu 4.10 : iptables vulnerability (USN-81-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected iptables and / or iptables-dev packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20705 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0986