FreeBSD : net-snmp -- remote DoS vulnerability (b2a1a3b5-ed95-11d9-8310-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19085


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


A Net-SNMP release announcement reports :

A security vulnerability has been found in Net-SNMP releases that could allow a denial of service attack against Net-SNMP agent's which have opened a stream based protocol (EG, TCP but not UDP; it should be noted that Net-SNMP does not by default open a TCP port).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19085

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b2a1a3b5ed9511d983100001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:net-snmp, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/07/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/07/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2177

BID: 14168

CWE: 20