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Re: iDEFENSE Security Advisory 10.02.2002: Net-SNMP DoS Vulnerability
From: Wes Hardaker <wjhns55 () hardakers net>
Date: Wed, 02 Oct 2002 18:43:15 -0700

On Wed, 2 Oct 2002 16:14:45 -0400, "David Endler" <dendler () idefense com> said:

David> This issue potentially affects any Net-SNMP installation in
David> which the "public" read-only community string has not been
David> changed.

net-snmp does not release packages with a pre-configured public
community string.  Various vendors (RedHat, etc) however, do.  You'd
have to have intentionally granted public access for it to affect you
if you're using net-snmp.

"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will
 insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."   -- Terry Pratchett

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