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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 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.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20705 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0986