Upstream information

CVE-2006-6870 at MITRE

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.

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 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 232050 [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 >= 0.6.5-29.12
  • avahi-devel >= 0.6.5-29.12