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USN190-1 : net-snmp vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
net-snmp vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libsnmp-base
- libsnmp-perl
- libsnmp5
- libsnmp5-dev
- snmp
- snmpd
- tkmib

Description :

A remote Denial of Service has been discovered in the SMNP (Simple
Network Management Protocol) library. If a SNMP agent uses TCP sockets
for communication, a malicious SNMP server could exploit this to crash
the agent. Please note that by default SNMP uses UDP sockets.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libsnmp-base-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libsnmp-perl-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libsnmp5-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libsnmp5-dev-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- snmp-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- snmpd-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- tkmib-5.1.2-6ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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