Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDVSA-2009:076)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in avahi which
could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (network
bandwidth and CPU consumption) via a crafted legacy unicast mDNS query
packet (CVE-2009-0758).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37087 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-076.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33946

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0758

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