GLSA-201507-17 : SNMP: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 86086
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-17 (SNMP: Denial of Service)
A specially crafted trap message triggers a conversion to an erroneous variable type when the -OQ option is used.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/net-snmp-5.7.3_pre5-r1'