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The remote SNMP daemon is susceptible to a denial of service attack.
It is possible to disable the remote SNMP daemon by sending a GETBULK
request with a large value for 'max-repetitions'. A remote attacker
may be able to leverage this issue to cause the daemon to consume
excessive memory and CPU on the affected system while it tries
unsuccessfully to process the request, thereby denying service to
See also :
Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it.
Otherwise, upgrade to version 5.4.1 or later if using Net-SNMP.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 27841 ()
Bugtraq ID: 26378
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5846
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