I am on Ubuntu 14.04.5 platform. I came across the same bug yesterday
while trying to set up pulseaudio server on Windows to send audio from
my Ubuntu laptop in local network and it rendered the home network
unusable. It costed me hours to locate the pest. Dos attack triggered by
pavucontrol, when I close it flooding diminishes.
I implemented the following workaround `pactl unload-module module-rtp-
Nobody's patched it for 8 years, so we have to live with this bug and
no RTP server until my learning curve reaches a higher level to overcome
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pulseaudio floods network with multicast packets
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