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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58998
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:1045
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:1045.

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used for network
management.

A flaw was discovered in the way net-snmp handled certain requests. A
remote attacker who can connect to the snmpd UDP port (161 by default)
could send a malicious packet causing snmpd to crash, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2007-5846)

All users of net-snmp are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1045.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5846
BugTraq ID: 26378
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26378
Bugtraq: 20080416 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490917/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1483 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1483
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00613.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-31.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:225
http://net-snmp.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/net-snmp/tags/Ext-5-4-1/net-snmp/agent/snmp_agent.c?view=log
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000014.html
http://osvdb.org/38904
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11258
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1045.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018918
http://secunia.com/advisories/27558
http://secunia.com/advisories/27685
http://secunia.com/advisories/27689
http://secunia.com/advisories/27733
http://secunia.com/advisories/27740
http://secunia.com/advisories/27965
http://secunia.com/advisories/28413
http://secunia.com/advisories/28825
http://secunia.com/advisories/29785
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:025 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_25_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-564-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3802
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1234/references
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