Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2393-1 snmptt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 02 Oct 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-24361.
- More information:
It was found that SNMP Trap Translator does not drop privileges as configured and does not properly escape shell commands in certain functions. 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.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.4-1+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your snmptt packages.
For the detailed security status of snmptt please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/snmptt
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS