Gentoo: GLSA-201409-02: Net-SNMP: Denial of Service

    Date01 Sep 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Net-SNMP which could allow remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201409-02
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Net-SNMP: Denial of Service
         Date: September 01, 2014
         Bugs: #431752, #493296, #502968, #509110
           ID: 201409-02
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Net-SNMP which could allow
    remote attackers to cause Denial of Service.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Net-SNMP bundles software for generating and retrieving SNMP data.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-analyzer/net-snmp      < 5.7.3_pre3 >= 5.7.3_pre3
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Net-SNMP. Please
    review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could create a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All net-snmp users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=net-analyzer/net-snmp-5.7.3_pre3"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2012-2141
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2141
    [ 2 ] CVE-2012-6151
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6151
    [ 3 ] CVE-2014-2284
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2284
    [ 4 ] CVE-2014-2285
          http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2285
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201409-02.xml
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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