SUSE SLES11 Security Update : avahi (SUSE-SU-2019:13947-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 122093

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for avahi fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2018-1000845: Fixed DNS amplification and reflection to spoofed
addresses (DOS) (bsc#1120281)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended
installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-avahi-13947=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-avahi-13947=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-avahi-13947=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120281

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000845/

http://www.nessus.org/u?c7c5c38d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122093

File Name: suse_SU-2019-13947-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/11

Modified: 2019/02/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:avahi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:avahi-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:avahi-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavahi-client3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavahi-common3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavahi-core5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libavahi-glib1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libdns_sd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000845