FreeBSD : net-snmp -- denial of service via GETBULK request (92f86b93-923f-11dc-a2bf-02e081235dab)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

CVE reports :

The SNMP agent (snmp_agent.c) in net-snmp before 5.4.1 allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption)
via a GETBULK request with a large max-repeaters value.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?633e5000

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28194 (freebsd_pkg_92f86b93923f11dca2bf02e081235dab.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5846

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