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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-17 ] Avahi: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Avahi: Denial of Service (GLSA 201110-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: October 22, 2011
Bug(s): #335885, #355583
ID: 201110-17

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Avahi, allowing for Denial
of Service.


Background

Avahi is a system which facilitates service discovery on a local
network.


Affected Packages

Package: net-dns/avahi
Vulnerable: < 0.6.28-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.6.28-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Avahi. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Avahi users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/avahi-0.6.28-r1"
   


References

CVE-2010-2244
CVE-2011-1002


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