Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDVSA-2011:037)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52454

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in avahi :

avahi-core/socket.c in avahi-daemon in Avahi before 0.6.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an empty (1) IPv4 or (2) IPv6 UDP packet to port 5353. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-2244 (CVE-2011-1002).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52454

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-037.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/25

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:avahi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:avahi-dnsconfd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:avahi-python, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:avahi-sharp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:avahi-sharp-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:avahi-x11, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-client-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-client3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-common-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-common3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-compat-howl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-compat-howl0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-compat-libdns_sd-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-compat-libdns_sd1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-core-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-core5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-core6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-glib1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-gobject-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-gobject0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-qt3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-qt3_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-qt4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-qt4_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-ui-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64avahi-ui1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-client-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-client3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-common-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-common3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-compat-howl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-compat-howl0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-compat-libdns_sd-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-compat-libdns_sd1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-core-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-core5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-core6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-glib-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-glib1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-gobject-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-gobject0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-qt3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-qt3_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-qt4-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-qt4_1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-ui-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libavahi-ui1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1002

BID: 46446

MDVSA: 2011:037