Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1540-1 net-snmp -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
09 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 910638.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-18065.
More information:

Magnus K. Stubman found that an authenticated remote attacker could crash an instance of Net-SNMP by sending a specially crafted UDP packet resulting in a denial-of-service.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your net-snmp packages.

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