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MDKSA-2005:137: ucd-snmp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the ucd-snmp package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:137 (ucd-snmp).
A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in the way that ucd-snmp uses
network stream protocols. A remote attacker could send a ucd-snmp agent a
specially crafted packet that would cause the agent to crash.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:137
Threat Level: High
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