SuSE 11 Security Update : avahi (SAT Patch Number 1827)

High Nessus Plugin ID 44378


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


The avahi-daemon reflector could cause packet storms when reflecting legacy unicast mDNS traffic (CVE-2009-0758). This has been fixed.


Apply SAT patch number 1827.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44378

File Name: suse_11_avahi-100119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/02/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:avahi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:avahi-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libavahi-client3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libavahi-client3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libavahi-common3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libavahi-common3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libavahi-core5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libdns_sd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libdns_sd-32bit, 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: 2010/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0758

CWE: 399