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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4309

Integer overflow in the netsnmp_create_subtree_cache function in agent/snmp_agent.c in net-snmp 5.4 before, 5.3 before, and 5.2 before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SNMP GETBULK request, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to the number of responses or repeats.
Publish Date : 2008-10-31 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-10-31 2008-10-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4309 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-2008:0971: net-snmp security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22168 unix
Integer overflow in the netsnmp_create_subtree_cache function in agent/snmp_agent.c in net-snmp 5.4 before, 5.3 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9860 unix
Net-snmp GETBULK Request Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6171 unix
RHSA-2008:0971 -- net-snmp security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29197 unix
RHSA-2008:0971: net-snmp security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080971 unix
Security Vulnerability in the SNMP daemon (snmpd(1M)) May Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6353 unix
USN-685-1 -- net-snmp vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17856 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4309

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Net-snmp Net-snmp 3

- References For CVE-2008-4309
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
VUPEN ADV-2009-1771
XF netsnmp-netsnmpcreatesubtreecache-dos(46262)
VUPEN ADV-2009-0301
VUPEN ADV-2008-2973
CERT TA09-133A
BID 32020 Net-SNMP GETBULK Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-09-10
SECTRACK 1021129
BUGTRAQ 20081112 rPSA-2008-0315-1 net-snmp net-snmp-client net-snmp-server net-snmp-utils
MLIST [oss-security] 20081031 New net-snmp DoS
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0971
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-12-16-1
GENTOO GLSA-200901-15
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:003
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4309

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