SuSE9 Security Update : net-snmp (YOU Patch Number 12298)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

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)

- make OIDs longer than 256 chars work (bnc#345914)

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

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-4309.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12298.

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: 41256 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4309

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