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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been found and corrected in avahi :
avahi-core/socket.c in avahi-daemon in Avahi before 0.6.29 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an
empty (1) IPv4 or (2) IPv6 UDP packet to port 5353. NOTE: this
vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-2244
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true