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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net-snmp Vendors:   net-snmp.sourceforge.net
(Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) Net-snmp Subagent Timout Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030847
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030847
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-6151   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 16 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.7.2, possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Net-snmp. A remote authenticated user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote authenticated user can send specially crafted requests to trigger a subagent timeout and cause the target service to hang or crash.

The flaw may occur when the target subagent is under heavy traffic load.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can cause the target service to hang or crash.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/multiple_vulnerabilities_in_net_snmp

Vendor URL:  www.net-snmp.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  11.2

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 12 2013 Net-snmp Subagent Timout Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service



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