Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : iproute2 (MDKSA-2004:148)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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 :

Update the affected iproute2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15956 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-148.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0856

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