FreeBSD : net-snmp -- denial of service via GETBULK request (92f86b93-923f-11dc-a2bf-02e081235dab)

High Nessus Plugin ID 28194


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


CVE reports :

The SNMP agent (snmp_agent.c) in net-snmp before 5.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a GETBULK request with a large max-repeaters value.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28194

File Name: freebsd_pkg_92f86b93923f11dca2bf02e081235dab.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/14

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/11/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5846

CWE: 399