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Re: [suse-security] snmp tool for remote querying of rpm versions
  • From: "istvan" <istvan@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2002 15:36:20 +0100
  • Message-id: <00eb01c19c3f$ab4ff020$0500a8c0@xxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,

Or is it possible to use php to do some snmp-queries, to do it web-based?

With regards,

Stefan van Lieshout

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Nixon" <nix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <undisclosed-recipients:>
Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 7:48 PM
Subject: [suse-security] snmp tool for remote querying of rpm versions


> Hi guys
>
> Using ucdsnmpd on linux it is possible to do the following:
>
> > snmpwalk hostname comunitystring \
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName
>
> Which returns:
>
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.1
= "cpio-2.4.2-487"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.2
= "aaa_dir-2001.9.22-0"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.3
= "ash-0.2-395"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.4
= "base-2001.8.30-8"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.5
= "bash-2.05-82"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.6
= "ziptool-1.3-91"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.7
= "cracklib-2.7-391"
>
host.hrSWInstalled.hrSWInstalledTable.hrSWInstalledEntry.hrSWInstalledName.8
= "less-358-159"
>
> --The rest snipped for brevity--
>
> As you can see this is a list of all rpms installed on the system. This
information would be very useful on a large network if you could pull all
this info into a database, and do a quick search for rpm version numbers
when a Security Update comes out.
>
> Does such a tool exist in the gpl world that will do this and spit out a
list of machines in need of a security update? Or am I going to have to do
this myself? I understand it's not particularly difficult, but I always try
to use someone else's code rather than my own (poor) attempt..
>
>
> --
> Viel Spaß
>
> Peter Nixon - nix@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> SuSE Security FAQ Maintainer
> http://www.susesecurity.com/faq/
>
> "If you think cryptography will solve the problem, then you don't
understand cryptography and you don't understand your problem."
>
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