Public Date:
1552844: CVE-2018-1000116 net-snmp: Heap corruption in snmp_pdu_parse function in snmplib/snmp_api.c
It was discovered that the snmp_pdu_parse() mishandles error codes and is vulnerable to a heap corruption within the parsing of the PDU prior to the authentication process. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash snmpd or, potentially, execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the user running snmpd.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1000116 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (net-snmp) RHSA-2015:1636 2015-08-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (net-snmp) RHSA-2015:1636 2015-08-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 net-snmp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 net-snmp Will not fix

External References

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