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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-6151: Net-SNMP: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-6151: Net-SNMP: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/13/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

Net-SNMP 5.7.1 and earlier, when AgentX is registering to handle a MIB and processing GETNEXT requests, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or infinite loop, CPU consumption, and hang) by causing the AgentX subagent to timeout.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-net-snmp

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