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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-2244: Avahi: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-2244: Avahi: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/08/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The AvahiDnsPacket function in avahi-core/socket.c in avahi-daemon in Avahi 0.6.16 and 0.6.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and daemon exit) via a DNS packet with an invalid checksum followed by a DNS packet with a valid checksum, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-5081.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-dns-avahi

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