Multiple Vendor Malformed SNMP Message-Handling DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10857
SynopsisThe remote SNMP service is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.
DescriptionIt was possible to disable the remote SNMP daemon by sending a malformed packet advertising bogus length fields.
An attacker may use this flaw to prevent you from using SNMP to administer your network (or use other flaws to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the SNMP daemon).
SolutionContact the vendor for a patch.