Out-of-bounds read in net-snmp.sourceforge.net Net-snmp



Published: 2012-08-15 | Updated: 2020-08-15
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2012-2141
CWE-ID CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU43726

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2012-2141

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to perform denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the the handle_nsExtendOutput2Table function function in agent/mibgroup/agent/extend.c file. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and crash the affected application.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Net-snmp: 5.7.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0124.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48938
http://secunia.com/advisories/59974
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX139049
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201409-02.xml
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/04/26/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/04/26/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53255
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53258
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1026984
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=815813
http://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75169

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