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RHSA-2007:1045: net-snmp security update

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RHSA-2007:1045: net-snmp security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/06/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/10/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated net-snmp packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used for network management. A flaw was discovered in the way net-snmp handled certain requests. A remote attacker who can connect to the snmpd UDP port (161 by default) could send a malicious packet causing snmpd to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2007-5846) All users of net-snmp are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.

Solution(s)

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

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