[SECURITY] [DSA 2174-1] avahi security update

2011-02-26T15:50:15
ID DEBIAN:DSA-2174-1:0E7B0
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2011-02-26T15:50:15

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2174-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst February 26, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : avahi Vulnerability : denial of service Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2011-1002 Debian Bug : 614785

It was discovered that avahi, an implementation of the zeroconf protocol, can be crashed remotely by a single UDP packet, which may result in a denial of service.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.23-3lenny3.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.27-2+squeeze1.

For the testing (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.28-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your avahi packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org