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MDKSA-2006:215: avahi Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the avahi package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:215 (avahi).
Steve Grubb discovered that netlink messages were not being checked for
their sender identity. This could lead to local users manipulating the
Packages have been patched to correct this issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:215
Threat Level: High
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