Executive Summary

Summary
TitleNew avahi packages fix denial of service
Informations
NameDSA-2086First vendor Publication2010-08-04
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2010-08-04
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Avahi mDNS/DNS-SD daemon. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2009-0758

Rob Leslie discovered a denial of service vulnerability in the code used to reflect unicast mDNS traffic.

CVE-2010-2244

Ludwig Nussel discovered a denial of service vulnerability in the processing of malformed DNS packets.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.23-3lenny2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.6.26-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your Avahi packages.

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2086

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22345
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22345
Title: RHSA-2010:0528: avahi security update (Moderate)
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.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2010:0528-01
CESA-2010:0528
CVE-2009-0758
CVE-2010-2244
Version: 29
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Product(s): avahi
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22789
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22789
Title: ELSA-2010:0528: avahi security update (Moderate)
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.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2010:0528-01
CVE-2009-0758
CVE-2010-2244
Version: 10
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application2
Application1

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for avahi CESA-2011:0436 centos5 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0436_avahi_centos5_x86_64.nasl
2012-06-06Name : RedHat Update for avahi RHSA-2011:0779-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0779-01_avahi.nasl
2012-02-12Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201110-17 (avahi)
File : nvt/glsa_201110_17.nasl
2011-09-12Name : Fedora Update for avahi FEDORA-2011-11588
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_11588_avahi_fc14.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for avahi CESA-2011:0436 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0436_avahi_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for avahi CESA-2010:0528 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2010_0528_avahi_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-05-12Name : avahi -- denial of service
File : nvt/freebsd_avahi.nasl
2011-04-19Name : RedHat Update for avahi RHSA-2011:0436-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0436-01_avahi.nasl
2011-02-28Name : Mandriva Update for avahi MDVSA-2011:037 (avahi)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2011_037.nasl
2010-10-19Name : Mandriva Update for avahi MDVSA-2010:204 (avahi)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_204.nasl
2010-10-01Name : Ubuntu Update for avahi vulnerabilities USN-992-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_992_1.nasl
2010-08-21Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2086-1 (avahi)
File : nvt/deb_2086_1.nasl
2010-07-16Name : RedHat Update for avahi RHSA-2010:0528-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2010_0528-01_avahi.nasl
2010-07-12Name : Fedora Update for avahi FEDORA-2010-10581
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10581_avahi_fc13.nasl
2010-07-12Name : Fedora Update for avahi FEDORA-2010-10584
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10584_avahi_fc12.nasl
2009-04-15Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200904-10 (avahi)
File : nvt/glsa_200904_10.nasl
2009-03-20Name : Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:076 (avahi)
File : nvt/mdksa_2009_076.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
66038Avahi avahi-core/socket.c Multiple Function DNS Packet Remote DoS
52543avahi-daemon avahi-core/server.c originates_from_local_legacy_unicast_socket ...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0528.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20100713_avahi_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-24Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201110-17.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-12Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2011-11588.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-15Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_8b986a054dbe11e08b9a02e0184b8d35.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-15Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2011-3033.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-25Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2011-037.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-27Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_avahi-6787.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-15Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-204.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-11Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_avahi-6790.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-06Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-992-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-05Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2086.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-28Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0528.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-16Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2010-0528.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-07Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10581.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-07Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10584.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-02Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for avahi
File : suse_11_1_avahi-100119.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-02Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for avahi
File : suse_11_0_avahi-100119.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-02Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_avahi-100119.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2009-076.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-11Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200904-10.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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