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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6123

The netsnmp_udp_fmtaddr function (snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c) in net-snmp 5.0.9 through, when using TCP wrappers for client authorization, does not properly parse hosts.allow rules, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and execute SNMP queries, related to "source/destination IP address confusion."
Publish Date : 2009-02-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-12-09 2008-12-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-6123 unix
RHSA-2009:0295: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090295 unix
The netsnmp_udp_fmtaddr function (snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c) in net-snmp 5.0.9 through, when using TCP wrappers fo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10289 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6123

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Net-snmp Net Snmp 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Net-snmp Net Snmp 5.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Net-snmp Net Snmp * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Net-snmp Net Snmp 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp R1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Net-snmp Net Snmp 4
Net-snmp Net-snmp 15

- References For CVE-2008-6123
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:012
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:011
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0295
MLIST [oss-security] 20090212 Re: CVE Request -- net-snmp (sensitive host information disclosure)
MLIST [oss-security] Re: 20090212 CVE Request -- net-snmp (sensitive host information disclosure) CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20090212 CVE Request -- net-snmp (sensitive host information disclosure)
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:003
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10289

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6123

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