Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
A flaw was discovered in Avahi's handling of compressed DNS packets.
If a specially crafted reply were received over the network, the Avahi
daemon would go into an infinite loop, causing a denial of service.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27990 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6870