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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73513

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 Pucik 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libsnmp15 and / or libsnmp30 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2166-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73513

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2166-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/04/15

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsnmp15, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libsnmp30, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/12/13

Reference Information

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

BID: 64048, 65867, 65968, 66005

USN: 2166-1