RHSA-2005:720-01: Low: ucd-snmp security update
Posted on: 08/09/2005 05:11 PM

An ucd-snmp security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Low: ucd-snmp security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2005:720-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-720.html
Issue date: 2005-08-09
Updated on: 2005-08-09
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names: CAN-2005-2177
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1. Summary:

Updated ucd-snmp packages that a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386

3. Problem description:

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a protocol used for network management.

A denial of service bug was found in the way ucd-snmp uses network stream protocols. A remote attacker could send a ucd-snmp agent a specially crafted packet which will cause the agent to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CAN-2005-2177 to this issue.

All users of ucd-snmp should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to resolve this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

162909 - CAN-2005-2177 net-snmp denial of service


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm
95d02f970a3f1516eb2209c99f6673cd ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm

i386:
95b6a7b3aa250ca78ae73bb8a620d0a1 ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm
7c56c8c44e344d35e0282c0be6bb4050 ucd-snmp-devel-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm
a7ce1fdfd8a6ed295ae7ec2e92b91b7b ucd-snmp-utils-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm

ia64:
29187855bd3e961bd44dea46673a9a86 ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.ia64.rpm
0dd50f511b5b9d26d0f6285acda199e3 ucd-snmp-devel-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.ia64.rpm
acf0d1be8e39bbd7640bd349a12fb776 ucd-snmp-utils-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm
95d02f970a3f1516eb2209c99f6673cd ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm

ia64:
29187855bd3e961bd44dea46673a9a86 ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.ia64.rpm
0dd50f511b5b9d26d0f6285acda199e3 ucd-snmp-devel-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.ia64.rpm
acf0d1be8e39bbd7640bd349a12fb776 ucd-snmp-utils-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm
95d02f970a3f1516eb2209c99f6673cd ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm

i386:
95b6a7b3aa250ca78ae73bb8a620d0a1 ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm
7c56c8c44e344d35e0282c0be6bb4050 ucd-snmp-devel-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm
a7ce1fdfd8a6ed295ae7ec2e92b91b7b ucd-snmp-utils-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm
95d02f970a3f1516eb2209c99f6673cd ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.src.rpm

i386:
95b6a7b3aa250ca78ae73bb8a620d0a1 ucd-snmp-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm
7c56c8c44e344d35e0282c0be6bb4050 ucd-snmp-devel-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm
a7ce1fdfd8a6ed295ae7ec2e92b91b7b ucd-snmp-utils-4.2.5-8.AS21.5.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2177

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.


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