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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net-snmp Vendors:
Net-SNMP Grants Write Access to Read-Only Objects on Systems Configured With 'rocommunity' and 'rouser' Tokens
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017355
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6305   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 22 2008
Original Entry Date:  Dec 8 2006
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Net-SNMP. A remote user can gain write-access to read-only objects in certain cases.

Read-only users or communities that are configured using the "rocommunity" or "rouser" snmpd.conf tokens are vulnerable.

Only version 5.3 is affected.

Robert Story discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can modify certain read-only objects.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (

The net-snmp advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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