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CVE-2008-5081 Detail

Current Description

The originates_from_local_legacy_unicast_socket function (avahi-core/server.c) in avahi-daemon in Avahi before 0.6.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted mDNS packet with a source port of 0, which triggers an assertion failure.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://avahi.org/milestone/Avahi%200.6.24
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00000.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200901-11.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1690
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/14/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32825
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-696-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9987
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7520

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:0.6.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:avahi:avahi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.6.23


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5081
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017