Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : net-snmp (MDVSA-2015:229)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83275

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated net-snmp packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that the snmp_pdu_parse() function could leave incompletely parsed varBind variables in the list of variables. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0187.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83275

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-229.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/07

Modified: 2015/05/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/06

Reference Information

MDVSA: 2015:229