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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48196


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


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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Update the affected iputils package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48196

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-138.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iputils, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2529

MDVSA: 2010:138