Avahi: Denial of Service

2011-10-22T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201110-17
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2011-10-22T00:00:00

Description

Background

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

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:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-dns/avahi-0.6.28-r1"