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RHSA-2004-023: net Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the net packages
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Updated Net-SNMP packages are available to correct a security vulnerability
and other bugs.
The Net-SNMP project includes various Simple Network Management Protocol
A security issue in Net-SNMP versions before 5.0.9 could allow an existing
user/community to gain access to data in MIB objects that were explicitly
excluded from their view. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
(cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0935 to this issue.
Users of Net-SNMP are advised to upgrade to these errata packages containing
Net-SNMP 5.0.9 which is not vulnerable to this issue. In addition,
Net-SNMP 5.0.9 fixes a number of other minor bugs.
Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-023.html
Threat Level: High
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