Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2015:229)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated net-snmp packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that the snmp_pdu_parse() function could leave
incompletely parsed varBind variables in the list of variables. A
remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0187.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83275 ()

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