Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : iputils (MDVSA-2010:138)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Ovidiu Mara reported a vulnerability in ping.c (iputils) that could
cause ping to hang when responding to a malicious echo reply
(CVE-2010-2529). The updated packages have been patched to correct
these issues.

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Solution :

Update the affected iputils package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48196 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-138.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2529

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