[ASA-201810-11] net-snmp: multiple issues
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 17 18:13:38 UTC 2018
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201810-11
Date : 2018-10-17
CVE-ID : CVE-2015-5621 CVE-2018-18065
Package : net-snmp
Type : multiple issues
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-777
The package net-snmp before version 5.8-1 is vulnerable to multiple
issues including arbitrary code execution and denial of service.
Upgrade to 5.8-1.
# pacman -Syu "net-snmp>=5.8-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 5.8.
- CVE-2015-5621 (arbitrary code execution)
It was discovered that in net-snmp before 5.8 the snmp_pdu_parse()
function could leave incompletely parsed varBind variables in the list
of variables. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to
crash snmpd or potentially execute arbitrary code on the system with
the privileges of the user running snmpd.
- CVE-2018-18065 (denial of service)
A denial of service vulnerability has been discovered in net-snmp
before 5.8. The _set_key function in agent/helpers/table_container.c
has a NULL pointer exception bug that can be used by an authenticated
attacker to remotely cause the instance to crash via a crafted UDP
packet, resulting in denial of service.
A remote unauthenticated attacker is able to crash snmpd or potentially
execute arbitrary code on the system by sending specially crafted
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