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Security update for ucdsmnp

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(Last modified: 04MAR2002)


solutions Security update for ucdsmnp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (46f96a9b433777bb77f3abf04b257f26)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Database Server
SuSE Linux Admin-CD for Firewall
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390
SuSE Firewall Adminhost VPN
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server

Package: ucdsnmp
Release: 20020304
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update should be applied when ucdsnmp is installed.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A security audit of the UCD SNMP package revealed several problems, including multiple potentially exploitable buffer overflows, format string bugs, signedness issues and tempfile race conditions. Some of these might allow remote attackers to gain access to the UID under which snmpd is running. This update fixes all known problems.

Solution

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 -Uvh ucdsnmp.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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