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Mandrake: iproute2 temporary file vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Mandrake 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.


                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory

 Package name:           iproute2
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:148
 Date:                   December 13th, 2004

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

 Problem Description:

 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.


 Updated Packages:

 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 290adad6e69300fa2781331090b9710f  10.0/RPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 44b2961ae2973264493bd34dbabd298f  10.0/SRPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 0f077f6057ded8de93567b9f4381bb36  amd64/10.0/RPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 44b2961ae2973264493bd34dbabd298f  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1:
 40151a76e2858db11fa0222da80b07e7  corporate/2.1/RPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-4.2.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 675c40d02db789e13254a2dabd246887  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-4.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate Server 2.1/x86_64:
 2c12ed5a57a03d3fc5817dbb82db9101  x86_64/corporate/2.1/RPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-4.2.C21mdk.x86_64.rpm
 675c40d02db789e13254a2dabd246887  x86_64/corporate/2.1/SRPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-4.2.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 bd787588ff4f13c7f01d1ff72468a58d  9.2/RPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.92mdk.i586.rpm
 8a514462f7df3790a83f3459529b570b  9.2/SRPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
 8eabf21a5800311960c1a0c624095dea  amd64/9.2/RPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 8a514462f7df3790a83f3459529b570b  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/iproute2-2.4.7-11.1.92mdk.src.rpm

 Multi Network Firewall 8.2:
 9db0dd8abc802c56b6d080267419c605  mnf8.2/RPMS/iproute2-2.2.4-13.1.M82mdk.i586.rpm
 028f2565993c862fe24c862d536cec71  mnf8.2/SRPMS/iproute2-2.2.4-13.1.M82mdk.src.rpm

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

 All packages are signed by Mandrakesoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrakelinux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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