Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDKSA-2007:003)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24620
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe consume_labels function in avahi-core/dns.c in Avahi before 0.6.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted compressed DNS response with a label that points to itself.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.