SuSE9 Security Update : net-snmp (YOU Patch Number 12204)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 41223


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This security update of net-snmp fixes a denial of service vulnerability (CVE-2008-2292), an authentication bypass (CVE-2008-0960) and several memory leaks.

In addition net-snmp was patched to allow customization of the agent address set.


Apply YOU patch number 12204.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 41223

File Name: suse9_12204.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/11/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0960, CVE-2008-2292

CWE: 119, 287