Avahi is a system which facilitates service discovery on a local network.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Avahi. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Avahi users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/avahi-0.6.28-r1"