USN-456-1: net-snmp vulnerability

2 May 2007

net-snmp vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Software Description

Details

The SNMP service did not correctly handle TCP disconnects. Remote subagents could cause a denial of service if they dropped a connection at a specific time.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
snmpd - 5.2.1.2-4ubuntu2.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

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