Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : net-snmp vulnerability (USN-946-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

The SNMP server did not correctly validate certain UDP clients when
using TCP wrappers. Under some situations, a remote attacker could
bypass access restrictions and communicate with the SNMP server,
potentially leading to a loss of privacy or a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65124 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6123