USN-4471-1: Net-SNMP vulnerabilities

24 August 2020

Several security issues were fixed in Net-SNMP.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

Tobias Neitzel discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain symlinks.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2020-15861)

It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu
18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-15862)