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<glsa id="200901-15">
<title>Net-SNMP: Denial of Service</title>
A vulnerability in Net-SNMP could lead to a Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">net-snmp</product>
<announced>January 21, 2009</announced>
<revised>January 21, 2009: 01</revised>
<package name="net-analyzer/net-snmp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge"></unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt"></vulnerable>
Net-SNMP is a collection of tools for generating and retrieving SNMP
Oscar Mira-Sanchez reported an integer overflow in the
netsnmp_create_subtree_cache() function in agent/snmp_agent.c when
processing GETBULK requests.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to crash the
SNMP server. NOTE: The attacker needs to know the community string to
exploit this vulnerability.
Restrict access to trusted entities only.
All Net-SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-analyzer/net-snmp-;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-4309</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 11 Jan 2009 17:57:13 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 12 Jan 2009 22:12:01 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 12 Jan 2009 22:12:09 +0000">