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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5846

Original release date: 11/06/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


The SNMP agent (snmp_agent.c) in net-snmp before 5.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a GETBULK request with a large max-repeaters value.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080416 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080415 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-31
External Source: MISC
Name: http://net-snmp.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/net-snmp/tags/Ext-5-4-1/net-snmp/agent/snmp_agent.c?view=log
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:225
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-3019
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27733
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198346
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1483
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29785
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 38904
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28825
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1234
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 26378
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-564-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27558
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018918
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1712988&group_id=12694&atid=112694
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28413
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27685
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1045
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27965
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:025
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27740
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=528095&group_id=12694
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3802
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27689
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11258

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11258
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:net-snmp:net-snmp:5.4.1 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)