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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200404-10">
  <title>iproute local Denial of Service vulnerability</title>
  <synopsis>
    The iproute package allows local users to cause a denial of service.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild"/>
  <announced>2004-04-09</announced>
  <revised>2004-04-09: 01</revised>
  <bug>34294</bug>
  <access>local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="sys-apps/iproute" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">20010824-r5</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="le">20010824-r4</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    iproute is a set of tools for managing linux network routing and advanced
    features.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    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.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="low">
    <p>
    Local users could cause a Denial of Service.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
     A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
     to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All iproute users should upgrade to version 20010824-r5 or later:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge sync

    # emerge -pv "&gt;=sys-apps/iproute-20010824-r5";
    # emerge "&gt;=sys-apps/iproute-20010824-r5";
    </code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0856">CAN-2003-0856</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="submitter">
    lcars
  </metadata>
</glsa>