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Category:Mandrake Local Security Checks
Title:Mandrake Security Advisory MDKSA-2004:148 (iproute2)

The remote host is missing an update to iproute2
announced via advisory MDKSA-2004:148.

Herbert 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.

Affected versions: 10.0, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1,
Multi Network Firewall 8.2

To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

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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