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Avahi Denial of Service Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Avahi and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

This flaw is caused when processing multicast DNS data which causes the application to crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Avahi version prior to 0.6.24 on all Linux platforms.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version 0.6.24 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)