Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : net-snmp vulnerabilities (USN-2166-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Ken Farnen discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled AgentX
timeouts. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server
to crash or to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2012-6151)

It was discovered that the Net-SNMP ICMP-MIB incorrectly validated
input. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 13.10. (CVE-2014-2284)

Viliam PúÄćik discovered that the Net-SNMP perl trap handler
incorrectly handled NULL arguments. A remote attacker could use this
issue to cause the server to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-2285)

It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled AgentX
multi-object requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
the server to hang, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.10.
(CVE-2014-2310).

Solution :

Update the affected libsnmp15 and / or libsnmp30 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73513 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64048
65867
65968
66005

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6151
CVE-2014-2284
CVE-2014-2285
CVE-2014-2310