Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2013:049)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

An array index error, leading to out-of heap-based buffer read flaw
was found in the way net-snmp agent performed entries lookup in the
extension table. When certain MIB subtree was handled by the extend
directive, a remote attacker having read privilege to the subtree
could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (snmpd crash) via
SNMP GET request involving a non-existent extension table entry
(CVE-2012-2141).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66063 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53255

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2141

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