Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2014:017)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated net-snmp packages fix security vulnerability :

Net-SNMP 5.7.1 and earlier, when AgentX is registering to handle a MIB
and processing GETNEXT requests, allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (crash or infinite loop, CPU consumption, and hang)
by causing the AgentX subagent to timeout (CVE-2012-6151).

This update also fixes two other minor issues: IPADDRESS size in
python-netsnmp on 64-bit systems and adding btrfs support to

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72101 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64048

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6151

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