libsmi: Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Users of libsmi please be advised of a Buffer Overflow vulnerability that has been identified.
To view this vulnerability, possible remedies, and others please check out the Security Advisories at Critical Watch (

MDVSA-2010:209: [MDVSA-2010:209] libsmi – Buffer Overflow Issue
Problem Description:

A buffer overflow was discovered in libsmi when long OID was given

in numerical form. This could lead to arbitraty code execution

(CVE-2010-2891).