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RHSA-2003:213: Updated iptables packages are available

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RHSA-2003:213: Updated iptables packages are available

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/25/2003
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated iptables packages which are fully compatible with recent kernel updates are now available.

The iptables utility controls the network packet filtering code in the Linux kernel. Recent updates to the kernel in Red Hat Linux versions 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 8.0 did not also update the iptables utility, causing functions such as owner match to stop working. These issues could in some circumstances cause a firewall to fail to restart after a kernel upgrade. Users are therefore advised to upgrade to these erratum packages which contain an update to version 1.2.8 of iptables.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-iptables
  • redhat-upgrade-iptables-ipv6

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