#VU65671 Out-of-bounds write in Net-snmp

Published: 2022-07-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65671

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24805


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor: net-snmp.sourceforge.net


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when handling INDEX of NET-SNMP-VACM-MIB. A remote attacker can trick the victim into loading a specially crafted MIB collection, trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Net-snmp: 5.0 - 5.9.verfix

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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