Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2014:017)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 72101


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


Updated net-snmp packages fix security vulnerability :

Net-SNMP 5.7.1 and earlier, when AgentX is registering to handle a MIB and processing GETNEXT requests, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or infinite loop, CPU consumption, and hang) by causing the AgentX subagent to timeout (CVE-2012-6151).

This update also fixes two other minor issues: IPADDRESS size in python-netsnmp on 64-bit systems and adding btrfs support to hrFSTable.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72101

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-017.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/23

Modified: 2014/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64net-snmp-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64net-snmp-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64net-snmp30, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-mibs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-tkmib, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-trapd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:net-snmp-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-NetSNMP, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-netsnmp, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6151

BID: 64048

MDVSA: 2014:017