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1637570: CVE-2018-18065 net-snmp: NULL pointer exception in _set_key in agent/helpers/table_container.c resulting in a denial of service

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

_set_key in agent/helpers/table_container.c in Net-SNMP before 5.8 has a NULL Pointer Exception bug that can be used by an authenticated attacker to remotely cause the instance to crash via a crafted UDP packet, resulting in Denial of Service.

Find out more about CVE-2018-18065 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Virtualization 4 net-snmp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 net-snmp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 net-snmp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 net-snmp Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 net-snmp Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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