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Recommended update for net-snmp

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(Last modified: 19NOV2007)


solutions Recommended update for net-snmp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (826e0da2e05f432d94fa003fedbe213c)

Applies to

Package: net-snmp
net-snmp-devel
perl-SNMP
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Patch: patch-11808
Release: 20071119
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Upgrade if net-snmp is installed.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

The following bugs have been fixed:
  • Net-snmp could crash when logging very long logmessages. (#326867)
  • The sample snmptrapd init script was fixed to avoid loading the config twice. (#241611/#209457)
  • Net-snmp could crash when closing agentx sessions. (#132316)
  • Net-snmp always opened its default log file even when a different log file was passed on the commandline. (#246682)

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 -Fhv net-snmp.rpm net-snmp-devel.rpm perl-SNMP.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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