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Secunia Security Advisory 33884

Secunia Security Advisory 33884
Posted Feb 12, 2009
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Net-snmp, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 33884

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TITLE:
Net-snmp TCP Wrapper Information Disclosure Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA33884

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/33884/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE:
>From local network

SOFTWARE:
Net-snmp 5.x
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/419/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Net-snmp, which can be exploited
by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when restricting access
to the service via TCP wrappers. This can be exploited to disclose
potentially sensitive information via SNMP requests, regardless of
access restrictions in "hosts.allow" and "hosts.deny".

The vulnerability is reported in version 5.4.2.1. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Fixed in the SVN repository in revision 17367.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by Marcel Meckel via a Gentoo bug report.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=250429

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