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Security update for avahi


(Last modified: 26MAR2007)

solutions Security update for avahi SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (78ea97d1880b8bc957f77742ad340c51)

Applies to

Package: avahi
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070326
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

This update fixes a remote denial of service problem in avahi,
where attackers could cause an endless loop. (CVE-2006-6870)


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh avahi.rpm avahi-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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