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Fedora alert FEDORA-2012-16659 (net-snmp)

From:  updates@fedoraproject.org
To:  package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org
Subject:  [SECURITY] Fedora 16 Update: net-snmp-5.7.1-3.fc16
Date:  Wed, 31 Oct 2012 02:54:58 +0000
Message-ID:  <20121031025458.1116C20E37@bastion01.phx2.fedoraproject.org>
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-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2012-16659 2012-10-23 01:29:06 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : net-snmp Product : Fedora 16 Version : 5.7.1 Release : 3.fc16 URL : http://net-snmp.sourceforge.net/ 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 <jsafrane@redhat.com> - 1:5.7.1-3 - 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] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816549 [ 2 ] Bug #789441 - net-snmp reports incorrect used disk space for large filesystems https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789441 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 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 http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/. 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 https://fedoraproject.org/keys -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ package-announce mailing list package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/package-...


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