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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-2285: Net-SNMP: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-2285: Net-SNMP: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/27/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The perl_trapd_handler function in perl/TrapReceiver/TrapReceiver.xs in Net-SNMP 5.7.3.pre3 and earlier, when using certain Perl versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (snmptrapd crash) via an empty community string in an SNMP trap, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference within the newSVpv function in Perl.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-net-snmp

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