Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDKSA-2006:215)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Steve Grubb discovered that netlink messages were not being checked
for their sender identity. This could lead to local users manipulating
the Avahi service.

Packages have been patched to correct this issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24600 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-215.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21016

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5461

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