Vulnerability CVE-2010-2244


Published: 2010-07-08   Modified: 2011-03-07

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.

Type:

CWE-Other

Vendor: Avahi
Product: Avahi 
Version: 0.6.25; 0.6.16;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=607293
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024200
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/06/23/4
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:204
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2086
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127748459505200&w=2
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043820.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043800.html

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