openSUSE Security Update : avahi (openSUSE-SU-2011:0149-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a remote denial of service in the avahi daemon that
can be triggered remotely via a null UDP packet. CVE-2011-1002: CVSS
v2 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P): Resource Management
Errors (CWE-399)

See also :

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=none
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-03/msg00001.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=671797

Solution :

Update the affected avahi packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75435 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1002

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