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Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201110-17 ] Avahi: Denial of Service
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 18:04:53
Message-Id: 4EA2F007.10904@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201110-17
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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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
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Avahi is a system which facilitates service discovery on a local
network.

Affected packages
=================

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

Description
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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
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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
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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?
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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@g.o 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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