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

High Nessus Plugin ID 122093


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


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.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 122093

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

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/02/11

Updated: 2019/09/10

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2019/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000845