SuSE 10 Security Update : avahi (ZYPP Patch Number 2216)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 29381
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
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)
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 2216.