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Recommended update for net-snmp

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(Last modified: 05DEC2005)


solutions Recommended update for net-snmp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (85989c2855e0dfa208b759fa5f32e8ad)

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-10635
Release: 20051205
Obsoletes: none

Indications

This update includes a version upgrade to 5.1.3.1 and additional bugfixes.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This package update net-snmp to version 5.1.3.1. It includes many fixes from upstream.
Bugs fixed with this update:
  • Incorrect size of data pointer
  • SNMPV1 traps contain no default agent address
  • smux doesn't work on x86_64 platforms
  • unexpected length for type ASN_UNSIGNED
  • CAN-2005-2177: DoS against net-snmp if using stream sockets such as TCP
  • Missing dependency for aaa_base in net-snmp
  • Counter64 OIDs in SNMP MIBs aren't loaded

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 -Fvh net-snmp,net-snmp-devel,perl-SNMP.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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