FreeBSD : avahi -- denial of service (8b986a05-4dbe-11e0-8b9a-02e0184b8d35)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52666
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionAvahi developers reports :
A vulnerability has been reported in Avahi, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing certain UDP packets, which can be exploited to trigger an infinite loop by e.g. sending an empty packet to port 5353/UDP.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.