#VU65675 NULL pointer dereference in Net-snmp

Published: 2022-07-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65675

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24808


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 user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference error in NET-SNMP-AGENT-MIB::nsLogTable when handling malformed OID in a SET request. A remote user can pass specially crafted data to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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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 authenticated user 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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