Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-696-1
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Emanuele Aina discovered that Avahi did not properly validate it's input when processing data over D-Bus. A local attacker could send an empty TXT message via D-Bus and cause a denial of service (failed assertion). This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. (CVE-2007-3372) Hugo Dias discovered that Avahi did not properly verify it's input when processing mDNS packets. A remote attacker could send a crafted mDNS packet and cause a denial of service (assertion failure). (CVE-2008-5081)
avahi vulnerabilities on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 7.10 , Ubuntu 8.04 LTS , Ubuntu 8.10
Updated on 2015-03-25