Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / current : net-snmp (SSA:2008-320-02)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34783
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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New net-snmp packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, and
-current to fix a denial of service issue.


Update the affected net-snmp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34783

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2008-320-02.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 11/17/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:net-snmp, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4309

SSA: 2008-320-02

CWE: 20