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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2008-4309

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

Integer overflow in the netsnmp_create_subtree_cache function in agent/snmp_agent.c in net-snmp 5.4 before 5.4.2.1, 5.3 before 5.3.2.3, and 5.2 before 5.2.5.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SNMP GETBULK request, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to the number of responses or repeats.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published