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Recommended update for net-snmp


(Last modified: 19JUL2005)

solutions Recommended update for net-snmp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (799a23d347a8e0ef3e473cd521d224c6)

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-10315
Release: 20050719
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

  • Some ASN1 types were incorrectly casted and exceeded their defined length. The incorrectly casted values can not be handled by snmp clients (#73804).
  • SNMP multiplexing was broken on 64bit platforms with 32bit daemons. The update corrects the data parsing in the snmpd (#78983).


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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