Ubuntu 3792-2: Net-SNMP vulnerability

    Date16 Oct 2018
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3792-2
    October 16, 2018
    
    net-snmp vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
    network traffic.
    
    Software Description:
    - 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.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      libsnmp15                       5.4.3~dfsg-2.4ubuntu1.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3792-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3792-1
      CVE-2018-18065
    
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