Ubuntu 3792-3: Net-SNMP vulnerability

    Date22 Oct 2018
    CategoryUbuntu
    1325
    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-3792-3
    October 22, 2018
    
    net-snmp vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    
    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 18.10.
    
    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 18.10:
      libsnmp30                       5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.18.10.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3792-3
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3792-1
      CVE-2018-18065
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/net-snmp/5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.18.10.1
    
    
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