This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Hugo Dias discovered a denial of service flaw in avahi-daemon. A
remote attacker on the same local area network (LAN) could send a
specially-crafted mDNS (Multicast DNS) packet that would cause
avahi-daemon to exit unexpectedly due to a failed assertion check.
After installing the update, the avahi-daemon will be restarted
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60518 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-5081