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The netsnmp_udp_fmtaddr function (snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c) in net-snmp 5.0.9 through 5.4.2.1 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."

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The netsnmp_udp_fmtaddr function (snmplib/snmpUDPDomain.c) in net-snmp 5.0.9 through 5.4.2.1 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."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-6123
Product(s):