CVE-2007-5846

NameCVE-2007-5846
DescriptionThe SNMP agent (snmp_agent.c) in net-snmp before 5.4.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a GETBULK request with a large max-repeaters value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1483-1, DTSA-88-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
net-snmp (PTS)wheezy5.4.3~dfsg-2.8+deb7u1fixed
jessie5.7.2.1+dfsg-1fixed
buster, stretch, sid5.7.3+dfsg-1.7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
net-snmpsource(unstable)5.4.1~dfsg-1high
net-snmpsourceetch5.2.3-7etch2highDSA-1483-1
net-snmpsourcelenny5.3.1-8+lenny1highDTSA-88-1

Notes

5.4.1 already includes a fix by the upstream author

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