USN-3792-3: Net-SNMP vulnerability
22 October 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.10
Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- net-snmp - SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) server and applications
USN-3792-1 fixed a vulnerability in Net-SNMP. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 18.10.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain certain crafted packets. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Net-SNMP to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.