snmpd crashes when logrotate script is run

Solution Verified - Updated -


Customers reported that snmpd crashed with following messages when logrotate script runs:

Jul 15 04:02:09 <HOSTNAME> kernel: snmpd[3606]: segfault at 00007fff00010200 rip 00007fff00010200 rsp 00007fff08c11278 error 14

When they used net-snmp-, this issue never occurred. Only after upgrading to net-snmp- or later it started to appear


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
  • net-snmp-
  • hp-snmp-agents

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