SNMP Zero Length UDP Packet Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable to denial of service.

Description :

It was possible to crash either the remote host or the firewall in
between us and the remote host by sending an UDP packet of null size
going to port 161 (snmp)

This flaw may allow an attacker to shut down your network.

Solution :

Contact your firewall vendor if it was the firewall which crashed, or
filter incoming UDP traffic if the remote host crashed.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)

Family: SNMP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10266 ()

Bugtraq ID: 1009

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0221