Fedora 9 : net-snmp-5.4.1-19.fc9 (2008-9367)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34704


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Jul 22 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek at redhat.com> 5.4.1-19

- fix perl SNMP::Session::set (#452131)

- support interface names longer than 8 characters (#468045)

- explicitly require the right version and release of net-snmp and net-snmp-libs

- fix CVE-2008-4309

- Tue Jun 10 2008 Jan Safranek <jsafranek at redhat.com> 5.4.1-18

- explicitly require lm_sensor > 3 for build (#442718)

- fix various flaws (CVE-2008-2292 CVE-2008-0960)

- Sat May 31 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 5.4.1-17

- fix sparc handling in /usr/bin/net-snmp-config

- Thu May 29 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 5.4.1-16

- fix /usr/include/net-snmp-config.h for sparc

- Sun May 25 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 5.4.1-15

- sparc multilib handling

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected net-snmp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34704

File Name: fedora_2008-9367.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:net-snmp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4309

BID: 32020

CWE: 20

FEDORA: 2008-9367