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:

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