FreeBSD : net-snmp -- remote DoS vulnerability (b2a1a3b5-ed95-11d9-8310-0001020eed82)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A Net-SNMP release announcement reports :

A security vulnerability has been found in Net-SNMP releases that
could allow a denial of service attack against Net-SNMP agent's which
have opened a stream based protocol (EG, TCP but not UDP; it should be
noted that Net-SNMP does not by default open a TCP port).

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=net-snmp-announce&m=112059518426328
http://www.nessus.org/u?e5e8d17d

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19085 (freebsd_pkg_b2a1a3b5ed9511d983100001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14168

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2177

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