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

High Nessus Plugin ID 29883


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: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/08

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: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: 2007/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5846

CWE: 399