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PostPosted: Fri Apr 09, 2004 12:38 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200404-10 ] iproute local Denial of Service vulnerabi Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: iproute local Denial of Service vulnerability (GLSA 200404-10)
Severity: low
Exploitable: local
Date: April 09, 2004
Bug(s): #34294
ID: 200404-10

Synopsis


The iproute package allows local users to cause a denial of service.


Background


iproute is a set of tools for managing linux network routing and advanced
features.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-apps/iproute
Vulnerable: <= 20010824-r4
Unaffected: >= 20010824-r5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


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.


Resolution


All iproute users should upgrade to version 20010824-r5 or later:
Code:
# emerge sync

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


References

CAN-2003-0856


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