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1.88.  iproute

1.88.1.  RHBA-2009:0404: bug fix update

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This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHBA-2009:0404
An updated iproute package that fixes a bug is now available.
The iproute package contains networking utilities such as ip and rtmon, which use the advanced networking capabilities of the Linux 2.4 and 2.6 kernels.
This updated iproute package fixes a bug which resulted in stack corruption when the command "ip maddr show" was used with an InfiniBand address. This occurred because the length of an InfiniBand address did not fit into the 16-byte field in which it was stored. With this update, the InfiniBand address is stored correctly, thus preventing possible stack corruption.
All users of iproute are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.

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