CVE-2020-15861

HIGH
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Description

Net-SNMP through 5.7.3 allows Escalation of Privileges because of UNIX symbolic link (symlink) following.

References

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=966599

https://github.com/net-snmp/net-snmp/commit/4fd9a450444a434a993bc72f7c3486ccce41f602

https://github.com/net-snmp/net-snmp/issues/145

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202008-12

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200904-0001/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4471-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-08-20

Updated: 2020-09-04

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:net-snmp:net-snmp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 5.7.3 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (18 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
147698EulerOS Virtualization 2.9.0 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2021-1660)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
147440EulerOS Virtualization 2.9.1 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2021-1614)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
147126EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.6.6 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2021-1501)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
147123EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.6.0 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2021-1550)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
144715EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.2.0 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2021-1040)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
142257EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2370)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
142068EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2292)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
141335EulerOS 2.0 SP9 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2179)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
141323EulerOS 2.0 SP9 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2169)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
141003EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2155)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
140823EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : net-snmp (EulerOS-SA-2020-2056)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
140457Photon OS 3.0: Net PHSA-2020-3.0-0138NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
140176Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : Net-SNMP regression (USN-4471-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
140115Photon OS 2.0: Net PHSA-2020-2.0-0279NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
140113Photon OS 1.0: Net PHSA-2020-1.0-0318NessusPhotonOS Local Security Checks
high
139888GLSA-202008-12 : Net-SNMP: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
139784Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 : Net-SNMP vulnerabilities (USN-4471-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
139631Debian DSA-4746-1 : net-snmp - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high