Release Date: Jan. 30, 2009
|Product Versions||ESX 3.5|
|Virtual Machine Migration or Shutdown Required||No|
|Host Reboot Required||No|
|Related CVE numbers||CVE-2008-4309|
Summaries and Symptoms
net-snmp is an implementation of the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). SNMP is used by network management systems to monitor hosts.
A denial-of-service flaw was found in the way Net-SNMP processes SNMP GETBULK requests. A remote attacker who issued a specially-crafted request could cause the snmpd server to crash.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2008-4309 to this issue.
None beyond the required patch bundles and reboot information listed in the table, above.
Based on VMware KB 1006659