Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4314-1 net-snmp -- security update

Date Reported:
11 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 Klaaborg Stubman discovered a NULL pointer dereference bug in net-snmp, a suite of Simple Network Management Protocol applications, allowing a remote, authenticated attacker to crash the snmpd process (causing a denial of service).

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.7.3+dfsg-1.7+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your net-snmp packages.

For the detailed security status of net-snmp please refer to its security tracker page at: