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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2292

Buffer overflow in the __snprint_value function in snmp_get in Net-SNMP 5.1.4, 5.2.4, and 5.4.1, as used in SNMP.xs for Perl, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large OCTETSTRING in an attribute value pair (AVP).
Publish Date : 2008-05-18 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-05-15 2007-11-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the __snprint_value function in snmp_get in Net-SNMP 5.1.4, 5.2.4, and 5.4.1, as used in SNMP.xs for ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11261 unix
CVE-2008-2292 unix
DSA-1663 net-snmp -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7025 unix
DSA-1663-1 net-snmp - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19948 unix
ELSA-2008:0529: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22388 unix
RHSA-2008:0529: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080529 unix
USN-685-1 -- net-snmp vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17856 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2292

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Net-snmp Net-snmp 3

- References For CVE-2008-2292
SECTRACK 1020527
VUPEN ADV-2008-1528
VUPEN ADV-2008-2141
VUPEN ADV-2008-2361
XF netsnmp-snprintvalue-bo(42430)
BID 29212 Net-SNMP Perl Module Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-04
GENTOO GLSA-200808-02
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:039

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2292

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