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<title>SNMP: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in SNMP could lead to a Denial of Service
condition.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">net-snmp</product>
<announced>July 10, 2015</announced>
<revised>July 10, 2015: 2</revised>
<bug>522062</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-analyzer/net-snmp" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">5.7.3_pre5-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">5.7.3_pre5-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>SNMP is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of
network equipment.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A specially crafted trap message triggers a conversion to an erroneous
variable type when the -OQ option is used.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All SNMP users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
"&gt;=net-analyzer/net-snmp-5.7.3_pre5-r1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-3565">CVE-2014-3565</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 11 May 2015 16:23:12 +0000">K_F</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 10 Jul 2015 14:05:46 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>