Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : ucd-snmp (MDKSA-2005:137)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19894


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


A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in the way that ucd-snmp uses network stream protocols. A remote attacker could send a ucd-snmp agent a specially crafted packet that would cause the agent to crash.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19894

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-137.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/10/05

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64snmp0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64snmp0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libsnmp0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libsnmp0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ucd-snmp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ucd-snmp-utils, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2177

MDKSA: 2005:137

CWE: 20