GLSA-202007-63 : SNMP Trap Translator: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 139271

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202007-63 (SNMP Trap Translator: Multiple vulnerabilities)

It was found that SNMP Trap Translator does not drop privileges as configured and does not properly escape shell commands in certain functions.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by sending a malicious crafted SNMP trap, could possibly execute arbitrary shell code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All SNMP Trap Translator users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/snmptt-1.4.1'

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2b63313f

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-63

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139271

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202007-63.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2020/08/03

Updated: 2020/08/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:snmptt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/07/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-24361

GLSA: 202007-63