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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-63

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-63
Posted Jul 31, 2020
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-63 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in SNMP Trap Translator, the worst of which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary shell code. Versions less than 1.4.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, shell, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | 050446e49cdf58e9ef909a5278dbe5be

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 202007-63

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Severity: Normal
Title: SNMP Trap Translator: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: July 31, 2020
Bugs: #733478
ID: 202007-63

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in SNMP Trap Translator, the
worst of which could allow attackers to execute arbitrary shell code.

Background
==========

SNMP Trap Translator (SNMPTT) is an SNMP trap handler written in Perl.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-analyzer/snmptt < 1.4.1 >= 1.4.1

Description
===========

It was found that SNMP Trap Translator does not drop privileges as
configured and does not properly escape shell commands in certain
functions.

Impact
======

A remote attacker, by sending a malicious crafted SNMP trap, could
possibly execute arbitrary shell code with the privileges of the
process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All SNMP Trap Translator users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/snmptt-1.4.1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] SNMPTT 1.4.1 ChangeLog
https://sourceforge.net/p/snmptt/git/ci/snmptt_1-4-1/tree/snmptt/ChangeLog

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-63

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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