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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:148: iproute2

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the iproute2 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:148 (iproute2).

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.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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