Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Bill Trost discovered that snmpd did not properly limit GETBULK
requests. A remote attacker could specify a large number of
max-repetitions and cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29920 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5846