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USN-3792-2: Net-SNMP vulnerability

16 October 2018

Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

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Releases

Packages

  • net-snmp - SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) server and applications

Details

USN-3792-1 fixed a vulnerability in Net-SNMP. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain certain crafted
packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Net-SNMP
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

Related notices

  • USN-3792-3: libsnmp30, net-snmp
  • USN-3792-1: libsnmp-perl, libsnmp-base, tkmib, net-snmp, snmp, libsnmp-dev, python-netsnmp, libsnmp30, snmpd, snmptrapd