Input validation error in net-snmp.sourceforge.net Net-snmp



Published: 2014-03-24 | Updated: 2020-07-28
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2014-2284
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU32558

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-2284

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote non-authenticated attacker to perform service disruption.

The Linux implementation of the ICMP-MIB in Net-SNMP 5.5 before 5.5.2.1, 5.6.x before 5.6.2.1, and 5.7.x before 5.7.2.1 does not properly validate input, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Net-snmp: 5.5 - 5.5.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/12284
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00060.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00061.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0321.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/57124
http://secunia.com/advisories/57526
http://secunia.com/advisories/57583
http://secunia.com/advisories/57870
http://secunia.com/advisories/59974
http://sourceforge.net/p/net-snmp/code/ci/a1fd64716f6794c55c34d77e618210238a73bfa1/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201409-02.xml
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2166-1

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