Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Emanuele Aina discovered that Avahi did not properly validate its
input when processing data over D-Bus. A local attacker could send an
empty TXT message via D-Bus and cause a denial of service (failed
assertion). This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-3372)
Hugo Dias discovered that Avahi did not properly verify its input when
processing mDNS packets. A remote attacker could send a crafted mDNS
packet and cause a denial of service (assertion failure).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true