openSUSE 10 Security Update : avahi (avahi-2217)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 27160
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAvahi did not check that the received netlink messages originated from the kernel. This could be used by local attackers to inject packets into avahi which could be used to inject bad netlink messages into Avahi, confusing its routing code or worse. (CVE-2006-5461)
SolutionUpdate the affected avahi package.