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RHSA-2002:228: Updated Net-SNMP packages fix security and other bugs

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RHSA-2002:228: Updated Net-SNMP packages fix security and other bugs

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/11/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Net-SNMP packages shipped with Red Hat Linux 8.0 contain several bugs including a remote denial of service vulnerability. This errata release corrects those problems.

The Net-SNMP project includes various Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) tools. The SNMP daemon included in the Net-SNMP package versions 5.0.1 through 5.0.4 can be caused to crash if it is sent a specially crafted packet. Successful exploitation of this issue would require knowledge of a known SNMP community string. Red Hat Linux 8.0 shipped with Net-SNMP 5.0.1 and is therefore vulnerable to this issue. Users of Net-SNMP should upgrade to these errata packages containing Net-SNMP 5.0.6 which is not vulnerable to this issue. In addition, Net-SNMP 5.0.6 fixes a number of other minor bugs.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-net-snmp
  • redhat-upgrade-net-snmp-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-net-snmp-utils

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