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[ GLSA 201110-17 ] Avahi: Denial of Service
From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster () gentoo org>
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 18:32:07 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201110-17
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Avahi: Denial of Service
     Date: October 22, 2011
     Bugs: #335885, #355583
       ID: 201110-17

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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              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-dns/avahi              < 0.6.28-r1              >= 0.6.28-r1

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"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-2244
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2244
[ 2 ] CVE-2011-1002
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1002

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-17.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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