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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:215: avahi

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the avahi package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:215 (avahi).

Steve Grubb discovered that netlink messages were not being checked for
their sender identity. This could lead to local users manipulating the
Avahi service.
Packages have been patched to correct this issues.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:215
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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