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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A divide-by-zero flaw was discovered in the snmpd daemon. A remote
attacker could issue a specially-crafted GETBULK request that could
crash the snmpd daemon. (CVE-2009-1887)
Note: An attacker must have read access to the SNMP server in order to
exploit this flaw. In the default configuration, the community name
'public' grants read-only access. In production deployments, it is
recommended to change this default community name.
After installing the update, the snmpd and snmptrapd daemons will be
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60607 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1887