SuSE 10 Security Update : avahi (ZYPP Patch Number 5870)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51718


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


Specially crafted mDNS packets could crash the Avahi daemon.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5870.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51718

File Name: suse_avahi-5870.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/27

Modified: 2015/01/13

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: 2008/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5081

CWE: 399