Upstream information

CVE-2006-5461 at MITRE

Description

Avahi before 0.6.15 does not verify the sender identity of netlink messages to ensure that they come from the kernel instead of another process, which allows local users to spoof network changes to Avahi.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 216219 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • avahi >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • avahi-lang >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • avahi-utils >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-client3 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-client3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-client3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-common3 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-common3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-common3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-core5 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libdns_sd >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libdns_sd-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libdns_sd-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA avahi
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • avahi >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • avahi-lang >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • avahi-utils >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-client3 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-client3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-client3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-common3 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-common3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-common3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libavahi-core5 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libdns_sd >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libdns_sd-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
  • libdns_sd-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.19.22
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA avahi
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • avahi >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • avahi-lang >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • avahi-utils >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-client3 >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-client3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-client3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-common3 >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-common3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-common3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libavahi-core5 >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libdns_sd >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libdns_sd-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
  • libdns_sd-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.30.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA avahi
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • avahi >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • avahi-lang >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • avahi-utils >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-client3 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-client3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-client3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-common3 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-common3-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-common3-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-core5 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libdns_sd >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libdns_sd-32bit >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libdns_sd-x86 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA avahi
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • avahi-compat-howl-devel >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • avahi-compat-mDNSResponder-devel >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libavahi-devel >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • libhowl0 >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
  • python-avahi >= 0.6.23-11.32.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA avahi-compat-howl-devel
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • avahi >= 0.6.5-29.8