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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0528

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0528.

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

A flaw was found in the way ucd-snmp checked an SNMPv3 packet's Keyed-Hash
Message Authentication Code (HMAC). An attacker could use this flaw to
spoof an authenticated SNMPv3 packet. (CVE-2008-0960)

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

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

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0960
BugTraq ID: 29623
Bugtraq: 20080609 [oCERT-2008-006] multiple SNMP implementations HMAC authentication spoofing (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20081031 VMSA-2008-0017 Updated ESX packages for libxml2, ucd-snmp, libtiff (Google Search)
Cert/CC Advisory: TA08-162A
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#878044
Cisco Security Advisory: 20080610 SNMP Version 3 Authentication Vulnerabilities
Debian Security Information: DSA-1663 (Google Search)
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBMA02439
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT080082
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0528
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:039 (Google Search)
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