Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDVSA-2011:037)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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
(CVE-2011-1002).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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: 52454 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46446

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1002

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