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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for net-snmp (ALAS-2015-590) (CVE-2015-5621)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for net-snmp (ALAS-2015-590) (CVE-2015-5621)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/19/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/03/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The snmp_pdu_parse function in snmp_api.c in net-snmp 5.7.2 and earlier does not remove the varBind variable in a netsnmp_variable_list item when parsing of the SNMP PDU fails, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-perl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-python
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-utils

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-libs
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-perl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-python
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-net-snmp-utils

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