Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDKSA-2007:225)

high Nessus Plugin ID 28275
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

Updated packages fix this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28275

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-225.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 11/20/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64net-snmp10, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64net-snmp10-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64net-snmp10-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnet-snmp10, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnet-snmp10-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libnet-snmp10-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-mibs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-trapd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-NetSNMP, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/19/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5846

MDKSA: 2007:225

CWE: 399