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MDKSA-2007:003: 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-2007:003 (avahi).
The consume_labels function in avahi-core/dns.c in Avahi before 0.6.16
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop)
via a crafted compressed DNS response with a label that points to
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:003
Threat Level: High
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