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Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200404-10] iproute local Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
iproute local Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200404-10
(iproute local Denial of Service vulnerability)


It has been reported that iproute can accept spoofed messages on the kernel
netlink interface from local users. This could lead to a local Denial of
Service condition.

Impact

Local users could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround

A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2003-0856


Solution:
All iproute users should upgrade to version 20010824-r5 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=sys-apps/iproute-20010824-r5"

# emerge ">=sys-apps/iproute-20010824-r5"



Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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