Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080971
RHSA-2008:0971: net-snmp security update (Important)  

The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used for network management.
A denial-of-service flaw was found in the way Net-SNMP processes SNMP GETBULK requests. A remote attacker who issued a specially-crafted request could cause the snmpd server to crash. (CVE-2008-4309)
Note: An attacker must have read access to the SNMP server in order to exploit this flaw. In the default configuration, the community name "public" grants read-only access. In production deployments, it is recommended to change this default community name.
All users of net-snmp should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.
Create Date: 2008-11-03 Last Update Date: 2008-11-03

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20030315001 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^5[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-utils is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-libs is earlier than 0:5.1.2-11.el4_6.11.1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050373006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.1.2-11.el4_6.11.1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-utils is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-utils is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-perl is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp is earlier than 0:5.1.2-11.el4_6.11.1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.1.2-11.el4_6.11.1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-perl is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-libs is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050373006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-libs is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-devel is earlier than 0:5.1.2-11.el4_6.11.1 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.1.2-11.el4_6.11.1 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-libs is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080971023. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-devel is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-perl is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-libs is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050373004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:0.8.7-3.el5 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-perl is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20030315001 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^4[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-utils is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080971016. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : net-snmp-utils is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-utils is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-perl is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-perl is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-perl is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20080971014. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-libs is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-libs is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050373006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-libs is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-devel is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-devel is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-utils is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp is earlier than 0:5.1.2-13.el4_7.2
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed
Linux : RPM Test :  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20030315001 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
version pattern match ^3[^\d]
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-utils is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-libs is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050373006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-utils is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-utils is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-perl is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-devel is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-perl is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-perl is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-libs is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-libs is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20050373006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-libs is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-utils is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp-devel is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp-perl is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : net-snmp is earlier than 0:5.0.9-2.30E.25
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp is earlier than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 1:5.3.1-24.el5_2.2 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : net-snmp is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  net-snmp is signed with Red Hat master key 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhsa:obj:20040023002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
signature_keyid equals 219180cddb42a60e
linux : rpminfo_state 

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