Bug 348731 (CVE-2007-5623)

Summary: CVE-2007-5623 nagios-plugins check_snmp possible buffer overflow
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Tomas Hoger <thoger>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Mike McGrath <mmcgrath>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: jose.p.oliveira.oss, kevin
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Reopened, Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: source=gentoo,reported=20071018,public=20071017,impact=important
Fixed In Version: 1.4.8-9 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-09-29 00:42:52 EDT Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 445569    
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Description Tomas Hoger 2007-10-23 09:31:45 EDT
Stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the way check_snmp
parses output of snmpget command.  Long reply from malicious SNMP server may
cause check_snmp to crash or possible execute code.

Problem is reported here:


SF.net contains patch proposed by reporter, but it has not yet been accepted to
upstream CVS/SVN.
Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-01 12:30:32 EDT
Needs fixing also in F8 and devel.
Ping on this.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2007-11-01 17:14:13 EDT
nagios-plugins-1.4.8-9.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 3 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-01 19:11:05 EDT
Mike: Thanks for the package.
Reopening this to track fixing in Fedora 8.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-11-06 11:13:15 EST
nagios-plugins-1.4.8-9.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Kevin Fenzi 2007-11-12 15:44:46 EST
Could we also get epel4/epel5 updates please? 

Let me know when you have build them and I can push to stable for them... 
Comment 7 Mike McGrath 2008-09-29 00:42:52 EDT
Sorry guys, this one slipped through the cracks, its long been fixed in epel as well.