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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3372

Original release date: 06/22/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


The Avahi daemon in Avahi before 0.6.20 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (exit) via empty TXT data over D-Bus, which triggers an assert error.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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Official Statement from Red Hat (01/08/2009)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of avahi as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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External Source: XF
Name: avahi-assert-dos(35036)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018706
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070628 FLEA-2007-0030-1: avahi avahi-glib avahi-sharp
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-696-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26083
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:014
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1690
External Source: BID
Name: 24614
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:185
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25811
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26791
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33279
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://avahi.org/milestone/Avahi%200.6.20
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2317
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33220
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://avahi.org/changeset/1482
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37507

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