SuSE 10 Security Update : net-snmp (ZYPP Patch Number 5807)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35460


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Remote attackers could crash net-snmp via GETBULK-Request.

In addition the following non-security issues have been fixed :

- typo in error message. (bnc#439857)

- fix duplicate registration warnings on startup.

- container insert errors reproducable with shared ip setups. (bnc#396773)

- typo in the snmpd init script to really load all agents.

- logrotate config to restart the snmptrapd aswell.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5807.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35460

File Name: suse_net-snmp-5807.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/01/26

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4309

CWE: 20