FreeBSD : net-snmp -- snmp_pdu_parse() function incomplete initialization (381183e8-3798-11e5-9970-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Qinghao Tang reports :

Incompletely initialized vulnerability exists in the function
'snmp_pdu_parse()' of 'snmp_api.c', and remote attackers can
cause memory leak, DOS and possible command executions by sending
malicious packets.

See also :

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q2/116
http://www.nessus.org/u?1ff7183e
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1212408
http://www.nessus.org/u?dd94d43d

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85172 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5621

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