Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2014:184)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated net-snmp packages fix security vulnerabilities :

A remote denial-of-service flaw was found in the way snmptrapd handled
certain SNMP traps when started with the -OQ option. If an attacker
sent an SNMP trap containing a variable with a NULL type where an
integer variable type was expected, it would cause snmptrapd to crash
(CVE-2014-3565).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0371.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77841 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69477

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3565

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