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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6870

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.
Publish Date : 2006-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6870 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066870 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6870

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Avahi Avahi 0.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Avahi Avahi 9

- References For CVE-2006-6870

http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2362
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-018
http://secunia.com/advisories/23660
SECUNIA 23660
http://secunia.com/advisories/23644
SECUNIA 23644
http://secunia.com/advisories/23628
SECUNIA 23628
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2408
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-019
http://secunia.com/advisories/23673
SECUNIA 23673
http://secunia.com/advisories/23782
SECUNIA 23782
http://secunia.com/advisories/24995
SECUNIA 24995
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0071
VUPEN ADV-2007-0071
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_007_suse.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:007
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:003
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:003
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21881
BID 21881 Avahi Compressed DNS Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-04-20
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-402-1
UBUNTU USN-402-1
http://www.avahi.org/changeset/1340 CONFIRM
http://www.avahi.org/ticket/84 CONFIRM
http://www.avahi.org/#December2006 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6870

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