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485211: CVE-2008-6123 net-snmp: incorrect application of hosts access restrictions in hosts.{allow,deny}

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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."

Find out more about CVE-2008-6123 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (net-snmp) RHSA-2009:0295 2009-03-26
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