CVE-2011-1002

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2011-01-04
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
667187: CVE-2011-1002 avahi: daemon infinite loop triggered by an empty UDP packet (CVE-2010-2244 fix regression)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

avahi-core/socket.c in avahi-daemon in Avahi before 0.6.29 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via an empty mDNS (1) IPv4 or (2) IPv6 UDP packet to port 5353. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-2244.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1002 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (avahi) RHSA-2011:0436 2011-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (avahi) RHSA-2011:0779 2011-05-19

Mitigation

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