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Ubuntu alert USN-1450-1 (net-snmp)

From:  Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject:  [USN-1450-1] Net-SNMP vulnerability
Date:  Wed, 23 May 2012 14:12:56 -0400
Message-ID:  <1337796776.26545.22.camel@mdlinux>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1450-1 May 23, 2012 net-snmp vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu 11.10 - Ubuntu 11.04 - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Summary: Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - net-snmp: SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) server and applications Details: It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly performed entry lookups in the extension table. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request and cause the SNMP server to crash, leading to a denial of service. Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libsnmp15 5.4.3~dfsg-2.4ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 11.10: libsnmp15 5.4.3~dfsg-2.2ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 11.04: libsnmp15 5.4.3~dfsg-2ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: libsnmp15 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libsnmp15 5.4.1~dfsg-4ubuntu4.4 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: CVE-2012-2141 Package Information: -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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