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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-6123

Original release date: 02/12/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The netsnmp_udp_fmtaddr function (snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c) in net-snmp 5.0.9 through, when using TCP wrappers for client authorization, does not properly parse hosts.allow rules, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and execute SNMP queries, related to "source/destination IP address confusion."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] Re: 20090212 CVE Request -- net-snmp (sensitive host information disclosure)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=485211
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:012
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=250429
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:011
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090212 CVE Request -- net-snmp (sensitive host information disclosure)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://net-snmp.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/net-snmp?view=rev&revision=17367
External Source: MISC
Name: http://net-snmp.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/net-snmp/trunk/net-snmp/snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c?r1=17325&r2=17367&pathrev=17367
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10289
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021921
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:003
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090212 Re: CVE Request -- net-snmp (sensitive host information disclosure)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0295

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10289
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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