Fedora Core 4 : net-snmp-5.2.1.2-fc4.1 (2005-561)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

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).

http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=7659656&forum_i
d=12455

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a757bba9
http://www.nessus.org/u?6ba62226

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19190 (fedora_2005-561.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

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