GLSA-201507-17 : SNMP: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-17
(SNMP: Denial of Service)

A specially crafted trap message triggers a conversion to an erroneous
variable type when the -OQ option is used.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-17

Solution :

All SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=net-analyzer/net-snmp-5.7.3_pre5-r1'

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: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86086 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69477

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3565

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