[USN-4410-1] Net-SNMP vulnerability

Paulo Flabiano Smorigo pfsmorigo at canonical.com
Thu Jul 2 22:56:04 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4410-1
July 02, 2020

net-snmp vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


Net-SNMP could be made to crash if it received specially crafted

Software Description:
- net-snmp: SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) server and applications


A double-free bug was discovered in snmpd server. An authenticated user could
potentially cause a DoS by sending a crafted request to the server.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  libsnmp-base                    5.8+dfsg-2ubuntu2.1
  libsnmp-perl                    5.8+dfsg-2ubuntu2.1
  libsnmp35                       5.8+dfsg-2ubuntu2.1
  snmpd                           5.8+dfsg-2ubuntu2.1

After a standard system update you need to restart snmpd to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:
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