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CVE-2015-5621 Detail

Current Description

The snmp_pdu_parse function in snmp_api.c in net-snmp 5.7.2 and earlier does not remove the varBind variable in a netsnmp_variable_list item when parsing of the SNMP PDU fails, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00004.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1636.html
http://sourceforge.net/p/net-snmp/code/ci/f23bcd3ac6ddee5d0a48f9703007ccc738914791/
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX209443
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/13/1 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/16/15
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/31/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76380
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033304
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2711-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1212408
https://sourceforge.net/p/net-snmp/bugs/2615/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4154
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45547/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:net-snmp:net-snmp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
5.7.2


Change History

9 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5621
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018