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It was discovered that Avahi incorrectly handled certain mDNS query packets when the reflector feature is enabled, which is not the default configuration on Ubuntu. A remote attacker could send crafted mDNS queries and perform a denial of service on the server and on the network. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and 9.04. (CVE-2009-0758) It was discovered that Avahi incorrectly handled mDNS packets with corrupted checksums. A remote attacker could send crafted mDNS packets and cause Avahi to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2244)
avahi vulnerabilities on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS , Ubuntu 9.04 , Ubuntu 9.10 , Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Updated on 2015-03-25