net-snmp infinite loop error in RHEL 5 when evaluating a value truncated from 64 to 32 bits

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  • There was a bug fixed upstream in 2008 where net-snmp can go into an infinite loop due to how a value truncated from 64 to 32 bit is being evaluated.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) up to and including 5.8
  • net-snmp

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