GLSA-201409-02 : Net-SNMP: Denial of Service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77471


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201409-02 (Net-SNMP: Denial of Service)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Net-SNMP. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could create a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All net-snmp users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/net-snmp-5.7.3_pre3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77471

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201409-02.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Published: 9/2/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:net-snmp, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/1/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2141, CVE-2012-6151, CVE-2014-2284, CVE-2014-2285

BID: 53255, 53258, 64048, 65867, 65968

GLSA: 201409-02