SuSE 10 Security Update : avahi (ZYPP Patch Number 6790)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49831


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


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


Apply ZYPP patch number 6790.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49831

File Name: suse_avahi-6790.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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