Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDVSA-2009:031)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered in Avahi before 0.6.24, which
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a
crafted mDNS packet with a source port of 0 (CVE-2008-5081).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36599 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-031.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32825

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5081

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