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PostPosted: Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ glsa 201507-17 ] snmp Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: SNMP: Denial of Service (GLSA 201507-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 10, 2015
Bug(s): #522062
ID: 201507-17

Synopsis

A vulnerability in SNMP could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

SNMP is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of
network equipment.


Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/net-snmp
Vulnerable: < 5.7.3_pre5-r1
Unaffected: >= 5.7.3_pre5-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A specially crafted trap message triggers a conversion to an erroneous
variable type when the -OQ option is used.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=net-analyzer/net-snmp-5.7.3_pre5-r1"
   


References

CVE-2014-3565
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