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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-16662 (net-snmp)

Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: net-snmp-5.7.1-5.fc17
Date:  Wed, 31 Oct 2012 02:56:52 +0000
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-16662 2012-10-23 01:29:27 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : net-snmp Product : Fedora 17 Version : 5.7.1 Release : 5.fc17 URL : Summary : A collection of SNMP protocol tools and libraries Description : SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a protocol used for network management. The NET-SNMP project includes various SNMP tools: an extensible agent, an SNMP library, tools for requesting or setting information from SNMP agents, tools for generating and handling SNMP traps, a version of the netstat command which uses SNMP, and a Tk/Perl mib browser. This package contains the snmpd and snmptrapd daemons, documentation, etc. You will probably also want to install the net-snmp-utils package, which contains NET-SNMP utilities. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update Information: This update fixes: * Array index error, leading to out-of heap-based buffer read (CVE-2012-2141) * Size values in hrStorageTable and hrFSTable. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ChangeLog: * Mon Oct 22 2012 Jan Safranek <> - 1:5.7.1-5 - fixed units in hrStorageTable and hrFSTable (#789441) - fixed CVE-2012-2141: Array index error, leading to out-of heap-based buffer read -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- References: [ 1 ] Bug #816549 - Array index error, leading to out-of heap-based buffer read (snmpd crash) [fedora-all] [ 2 ] Bug #789441 - net-snmp reports incorrect used disk space for large filesystems -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use su -c 'yum update net-snmp' at the command line. For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum", available at All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list

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