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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-6151

Net-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.
Publish Date : 2013-12-13 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0322 -- net-snmp security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27079 unix
ELSA-2014:0322: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24265 unix
RHBA-2013:1150: net-snmp bug fix update (None) oval:com.redhat.rhba:def:20131150 unix
RHSA-2014:0322: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23890 unix
RHSA-2014:0322: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140322 unix
USN-2166-1 -- net-snmp vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24410 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-2012-6151

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 13.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Net-snmp Net-snmp 20

- References For CVE-2012-6151
XF netsnmp-cve20126151-dos(89485)
GENTOO GLSA-201409-02
BID 64048 Net-SNMP SNMPD AgentX Subagent Timeout Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-10-15
MLIST [oss-security] 20131202 NMPD DoS #2411 snmpd crashes/hangs when AgentX subagent times-out
MLIST [oss-security] 20131202 Re: SNMPD DoS #2411 snmpd crashes/hangs when AgentX subagent times-out

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-6151

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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