Scientific Linux Security Update : net-snmp on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60304
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in the way net-snmp handled certain requests. A remote attacker who can connect to the snmpd UDP port (161 by default) could send a malicious packet causing snmpd to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2007-5846)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.