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Security update for net-snmp


(Last modified: 17OCT2005)

solutions Security update for net-snmp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (03773b86152a9cf5a9cdb80046a8a724)

Applies to

Package: net-snmp
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10529
Release: 20051017
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using net-snmp.



Problem description

This security update fixes a denial of service problem in net-snmp when using stream based TCP/IP connections (CAN-2005-2177).
Following additional non-security bugs were fixed:
  • Fixed incorrect pointer size on 64bit systems.
  • Fixed default agent address for SNMPv1 traps


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh net-snmp.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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