openSUSE Security Update : libsnmp15 (libsnmp15-319)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40046


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Remote attackers could crash net-snmp via GETBULK-Request (CVE-2008-4309).

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

- typo in error message (bnc#439857)

- fix duplicate registration warnings on startup (bnc#326957)

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

- typo in the snmpd init script to really load all agents (bnc#415127)

- logrotate config to restart the snmptrapd aswell (bnc#378069)


Update the affected libsnmp15 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40046

File Name: suse_11_0_libsnmp15-081121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsnmp15, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:net-snmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:net-snmp-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:net-snmp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:perl-SNMP, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:snmp-mibs, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4309

CWE: 20