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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1002: Avahi: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1002: Avahi: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/22/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

avahi-core/socket.c in avahi-daemon in Avahi before 0.6.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an empty mDNS (1) IPv4 or (2) IPv6 UDP packet to port 5353. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-2244.

Solution(s)

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

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