Debian Security Advisory DSA 1483-1 (net-snmp)

Published: 2008-02-15 22:29:21
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201483-1

Technical Details:
The SNMP agent (snmp_agent.c) in net-snmp before 5.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a GETBULK request with a large max-repeaters value. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.3-7etch2 For the unstable and testing distributions (sid and lenny, respectively), this problem has been fixed in version 5.4.1~dfsg-2 We recommend that you upgrade your net-snmp Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to net-snmp announced via advisory DSA 1483-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-5846

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.8

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