Scientific Linux Security Update : net-snmp on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the way net-snmp handled certain requests. A
remote attacker who can connect to the snmpd UDP port (161 by default)
could send a malicious packet causing snmpd to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2007-5846)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60304 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5846