This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a symlink following issue in snmpd. A local user can bypass implemented security mechanism via *snmp-mibs-downloader package* and execute arbitrary commands on the system as root.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Net-snmp: 5.0 - 5.8.pre3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?