SuSE 10 Security Update : avahi (ZYPP Patch Number 2986)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fixes a remote denial of service problem in avahi, where
attackers could cause an endless loop. (CVE-2006-6870)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-6870.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2986.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29382 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6870

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