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|Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:26 pm Post subject: [ glsa 201507-17 ] snmp
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: SNMP: Denial of Service (GLSA 201507-17)
Date: July 10, 2015
A vulnerability in SNMP could lead to a Denial of Service
SNMP is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of
Vulnerable: < 5.7.3_pre5-r1
Unaffected: >= 5.7.3_pre5-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
A specially crafted trap message triggers a conversion to an erroneous
variable type when the -OQ option is used.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose