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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 17 Update: net-snmp-5.7.1-5.fc17
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Wednesday 31st October 2012 02:56:52 UTC (over 4 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2012-16662
2012-10-23 01:29:27
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Name        : net-snmp
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 5.7.1
Release     : 5.fc17
URL         : http://net-snmp.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : A collection of SNMP protocol tools and libraries
Description :
SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a protocol used for
network management. The NET-SNMP project includes various SNMP tools:
an extensible agent, an SNMP library, tools for requesting or setting
information from SNMP agents, tools for generating and handling SNMP
traps, a version of the netstat command which uses SNMP, and a Tk/Perl
mib browser. This package contains the snmpd and snmptrapd daemons,
documentation, etc.

You will probably also want to install the net-snmp-utils package,
which contains NET-SNMP utilities.

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Update Information:

This update fixes:
* Array index error, leading to out-of heap-based buffer read
(CVE-2012-2141)

* Size values in hrStorageTable and hrFSTable.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Oct 22 2012 Jan Safranek <[email protected]> - 1:5.7.1-5
- fixed units in hrStorageTable and hrFSTable (#789441)
- fixed CVE-2012-2141: Array index error, leading to out-of heap-based
  buffer read
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #816549 - Array index error, leading to out-of heap-based
buffer read (snmpd crash) [fedora-all]
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816549
  [ 2 ] Bug #789441 - net-snmp reports incorrect used disk space for large
filesystems
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789441
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update net-snmp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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