SuSE9 Security Update : net-snmp (YOU Patch Number 12022)

high Nessus Plugin ID 41178
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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of net-snmp fixes the following bugs :

- Default and configurable maximum number of varbinds returnable to a GETBULK request. (CVE-2007-5846)

- Add option to ignore accepted connections.


Apply YOU patch number 12022.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41178

File Name: suse9_12022.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

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

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: 12/13/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5846

CWE: 399