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Debian: CVE-2021-3468: avahi -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2021-3468: avahi -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/02/2021
Created
06/10/2022
Added
06/09/2022
Modified
06/09/2022

Description

A flaw was found in avahi in versions 0.6 up to 0.8. The event used to signal the termination of the client connection on the avahi Unix socket is not correctly handled in the client_work function, allowing a local attacker to trigger an infinite loop. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to the availability of the avahi service, which becomes unresponsive after this flaw is triggered.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-avahi

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