Scientific Linux Security Update : net-snmp on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 use this flaw to crash snmpd
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code on the system with the
privileges of the user running snmpd. (CVE-2015-5621)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?423be559

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85500 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5621

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