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1.75. iproute

1.75.1. RHBA-2009:1520: bug fix update

Note

This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHBA-2009:1520
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 update addresses the following problem:
* if IPv6 was disabled, running the "ss" command resulted in a segmentation fault. A workaround was to run "ss -f inet". With this update the return value checks for net_*_open were fixed and the workaround is no longer necessary. The ss command again returns socket statistics as expected. (BZ#493578)
All iproute users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which resolves this issue.

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