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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2292

Original release date: 05/18/2008
Last revised: 11/26/2012


Buffer overflow in the __snprint_value function in snmp_get in Net-SNMP 5.1.4, 5.2.4, and 5.4.1, as used in SNMP.xs for Perl, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large OCTETSTRING in an attribute value pair (AVP).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 29212
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31334
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30187
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:118
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:039
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2141
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2361
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31568
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1528
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30615
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0013.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31351
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-685-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-282.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33003
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-02
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1663
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31467
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0529
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1826174&group_id=12694&atid=112694
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31155
External Source: XF
Name: netsnmp-snprintvalue-bo(42430)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020527
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5224
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11261
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5218
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5215
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 239785
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30647
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32664

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11261
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:net-snmp:net-snmp:5.1.4
* cpe:/a:net-snmp:net-snmp:5.2.4
* cpe:/a:net-snmp:net-snmp:5.4.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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