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[DSA873] DSA-873-1 net-snmp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A security vulnerability has been found in Net-SNMP releases that
could allow a denial of service attack against Net-SNMP agents that
have opened a stream based protocol (e.g. TCP but not UDP). By default,
Net-SNMP does not open a TCP port.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a net-snmp package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your net-snmp package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-873
Threat Level: High
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