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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net-snmp Vendors:   net-snmp.sourceforge.net
(Apple Issues Fix) Net-snmp Subagent Timout Lets Remote Authenticated Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033922
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033922
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-6151   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 22 2015
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:   Apple has issued a fix for CVE-2012-6151.

The Apple advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205375

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT205375 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.9.5, 10.10.5, 10.11

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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