SNMP 'GETBULK' Reflection DDoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SNMP daemon is affected by a vulnerability that allows a
reflected distributed denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote SNMP daemon is responding with a large amount of data to a
'GETBULK' request with a larger than normal value for
'max-repetitions'. A remote attacker can use this SNMP server to
conduct a reflected distributed denial of service attack on an
arbitrary remote host.

See also :

Solution :

Disable the SNMP service on the remote host if you do not use it.
Otherwise, restrict and monitor access to this service, and consider
changing the default 'public' community string.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SNMP

Nessus Plugin ID: 76474 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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