CVE-2012-6151

NameCVE-2012-6151
DescriptionNet-SNMP 5.7.1 and earlier, when AgentX is registering to handle a MIB and processing GETNEXT requests, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or infinite loop, CPU consumption, and hang) by causing the AgentX subagent to timeout.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs731625

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
net-snmp (PTS)jessie5.7.2.1+dfsg-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)5.7.2.1+dfsg-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch5.7.3+dfsg-1.7+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid5.7.3+dfsg-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
net-snmpsource(unstable)5.7.2.1~dfsg-3low731625
net-snmpsourcewheezy5.4.3~dfsg-2.8+deb7u1medium

Notes

[squeeze] - net-snmp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://sourceforge.net/p/net-snmp/bugs/2411/
Upstream patch: http://sourceforge.net/p/net-snmp/code/ci/793d596838ff7cb48a73b675d62897c56c9e62df/

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