Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : avahi (MDVSA-2011:037)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52454
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.