CVE-2008-5081

NameCVE-2008-5081
DescriptionThe originates_from_local_legacy_unicast_socket function (avahi-core/server.c) in avahi-daemon in Avahi before 0.6.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted mDNS packet with a source port of 0, which triggers an assertion failure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1690-1, DTSA-189-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs508700

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
avahi (PTS)wheezy0.6.31-2fixed
jessie0.6.31-5fixed
stretch0.6.32-2fixed
buster, sid0.7-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
avahisource(unstable)0.6.23-3low508700
avahisourceetch0.6.16-3etch2mediumDSA-1690-1
avahisourcelenny0.6.22-3+lenny1mediumDTSA-189-1

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