SuSE9 Security Update : net-snmp (YOU Patch Number 12441)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

With this update of net-snmp the handling of TCP wrappers rules for
client authorization was improved, prior to this update it was
possible for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions
and execute SNMP queries. (CVE-2008-6123) Additionally binding to
multiple interfaces was improved.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-6123.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12441.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41306 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6123

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