openSUSE 10 Security Update : net-snmp (net-snmp-4759)

high Nessus Plugin ID 29883
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of net-snmp fixes the following bug :

- default and configurable maximum number of varbinds returnable to a GETBULK request (CVE-2007-5846)

- crash when smux peers were configured with empty passwords


Update the affected net-snmp packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29883

File Name: suse_net-snmp-4759.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/8/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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:novell:opensuse:net-snmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:net-snmp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-SNMP, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/27/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5846

CWE: 399