Executive Summary

Title Net-SNMP vulnerability
Name USN-3792-3 First vendor Publication 2018-10-22
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2018-10-22
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 8 Authentication Requires single instance
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.10


Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Software Description: - net-snmp: SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) server and applications


USN-3792-1 fixed a vulnerability in Net-SNMP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain certain crafted
packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Net-SNMP
to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10:
libsnmp30 5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.18.10.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3792-3

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 40
Application 1
Application 2
Application 1
Application 1
Os 5
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 208

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-042156f164.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-12 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4314.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-01-08 00:19:00
  • First insertion