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CVE-2020-15862

Published: 6 August 2020

Net-SNMP through 5.7.3 has Improper Privilege Management because SNMP WRITE access to the EXTEND MIB provides the ability to run arbitrary commands as root.

Notes

AuthorNote
seth-arnold
see Debian's triage notes

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
net-snmp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.6)
focal
Released (5.8+dfsg-2ubuntu2.3)
trusty
Released (5.7.2~dfsg-8.1ubuntu3.3+esm2)
upstream
Released (5.8+dfsg-4)
xenial
Released (5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/net-snmp/net-snmp/commit/77f6c60f57dba0aaea5d8ef1dd94bcd0c8e6d205

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H