Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : iputils (MDVSA-2010:138)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48196
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionOvidiu 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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SolutionUpdate the affected iputils package.