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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net-snmp Vendors:
(Sun Issues Fix) Net-SNMP Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017274
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2177   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 31 2007
Original Entry Date:  Nov 23 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Net-SNMP. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted SNMP data via TCP to cause the target snmpd daemon to crash. No further details were provided.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the SNMP daemon crash.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 120272-08 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 120273-09 or later

Solaris 8 and Solaris 9 are not affected because they do not ship with Net-SNMP.

The Sun advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 23 2006 Net-SNMP Lets Remote Users Deny Service

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