Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : iproute2 (MDKSA-2004:148)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 15956
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionHerbert 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected iproute2 package.