Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2009:056)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been identified and corrected in net-snmp :

The netsnmp_udp_fmtaddr function (snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c) in net-snmp
5.0.9 through 5.4.2, when using TCP wrappers for client authorization,
does not properly parse hosts.allow rules, which allows remote
attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and execute SNMP
queries, related to source/destination IP address confusion.
(CVE-2008-6123)

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36601 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-056.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33755

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6123

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