openSUSE Security Update : libsnmp15 (libsnmp15-319)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Remote attackers could crash net-snmp via GETBULK-Request
(CVE-2008-4309).

In addition the following non-security issues have been fixed :

- typo in error message (bnc#439857)

- fix duplicate registration warnings on startup
(bnc#326957)

- container insert errors reproducable with shared ip
setups (bnc#396773)

- typo in the snmpd init script to really load all agents
(bnc#415127)

- logrotate config to restart the snmptrapd aswell
(bnc#378069)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=326957
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=378069
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=396773
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=415127
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=439857
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=440950

Solution :

Update the affected libsnmp15 packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40046 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4309

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