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Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 1 FEDORA-2004-115 (iproute)

The remote host is missing an update to iproute
announced via advisory FEDORA-2004-115.

The iproute package contains networking utilities (ip and rtmon, for
example) which are designed to use the advanced networking
capabilities of the Linux 2.4.x and 2.6.x kernel.

Update Information:

This update of the iproute package fixes a security problem found in netlink.
See CVE-2003-0856. All users of the netlink application are very strongly
advised to update to these latest packages.

* Thu May 06 2004 Phil Knirsch 2.4.7-13.2

- Built security errata version for FC1.

* Wed Apr 21 2004 Phil Knirsch 2.4.7-14

- Fixed -f option for ss (#118355).
- Small description fix (#110997).
- Added initialization of some vars (#74961).
- Added patch to initialize 'default' rule as well (#60693).

* Fri Feb 13 2004 Elliot Lee

- rebuilt

* Wed Nov 05 2003 Phil Knirsch 2.4.7-12

- Security errata for netlink (CVE-2003-0856).

Solution: Apply the appropriate updates.

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-0856
Debian Security Information: DSA-492 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:001 (Google Search)
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