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CVE-2006-6870 Detail

Description

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 itself.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Avahi, Avahi, 0.6.16

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Hyperlink Resource
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2362
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2408
http://www.avahi.org/#December2006 Patch
http://www.avahi.org/changeset/1340
http://www.avahi.org/ticket/84 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:003
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_007_suse.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21881
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-402-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0071

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6870
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011