Scientific Linux Security Update : net-snmp on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

critical Nessus Plugin ID 60419

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A flaw was found in the way Net-SNMP checked an SNMPv3 packet's Keyed-Hash Message Authentication Code (HMAC). An attacker could use this flaw to spoof an authenticated SNMPv3 packet. (CVE-2008-0960)

A buffer overflow was found in the Perl bindings for Net-SNMP. This could be exploited if an attacker could convince an application using the Net-SNMP Perl module to connect to a malicious SNMP agent.
(CVE-2008-2292)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?638c7a60

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60419

File Name: sl_20080610_net_snmp_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/10/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

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

CWE: 119, 287