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Security update for iptables


(Last modified: 26JAN2005)

solutions Security update for iptables SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5a98e6d9bc406ec2258d085933625560)

Applies to

Package: iptables
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9800
Release: 20050126
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using iptables should update.



Problem description

Due to an uninitialized variable in iptables and ip6tables additional kernel
modules may not get loaded which may result in rules not beeing
implemented. (CAN-2004-0986)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh iptables.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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