Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that Avahi incorrectly handled certain mDNS query
packets when the reflector feature is enabled, which is not the
default configuration on Ubuntu. A remote attacker could send crafted
mDNS queries and perform a denial of service on the server and on the
network. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and 9.04.
It was discovered that Avahi incorrectly handled mDNS packets with
corrupted checksums. A remote attacker could send crafted mDNS packets
and cause Avahi to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true