GLSA-201110-17 : Avahi: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-17
(Avahi: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Avahi. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-17.xml

Solution :

All Avahi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-dns/avahi-0.6.28-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56592 ()

Bugtraq ID: 41075
46446

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2244
CVE-2011-1002