SuSE 10 Security Update : avahi (ZYPP Patch Number 2986)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29382


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes a remote denial of service problem in avahi, where attackers could cause an endless loop. (CVE-2006-6870)


Apply ZYPP patch number 2986.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29382

File Name: suse_avahi-2986.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6870