Amazon Linux AMI : net-snmp (ALAS-2014-316)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73235
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the decode_icmp_msg() function in the ICMP-MIB implementation processed Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) message statistics reported in the /proc/net/snmp file. A remote attacker could send a message for each ICMP message type, which could potentially cause the snmpd service to crash when processing the /proc/net/snmp file. (CVE-2014-2284)

Solution

Run 'yum update net-snmp' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-316.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73235

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-316.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/28/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp-perl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp-python:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:net-snmp-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 3/24/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2284, CVE-2012-6151

RHSA: 2014:0321

ALAS: 2014-316