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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4471-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4471-2
Posted Sep 1, 2020
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4471-2 - USN-4471-1 fixed a vulnerability in Net-SNMP. The updated introduced a regression making nsExtendCacheTime not settable. This update fixes the problem adding the cacheTime feature flag. Tobias Neitzel discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain symlinks. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2020-15861, CVE-2020-15862
SHA-256 | 1017733bfb26f81e781ca1324961b481d36d10524492ccdb51984e779c99e588

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4471-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4471-2
September 01, 2020

net-snmp regression
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

USN-4471-1 introduced a regression in Net-SNMP.

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

Details:

USN-4471-1 fixed a vulnerability in Net-SNMP. The updated introduced a regression making
nsExtendCacheTime not settable. This update fixes the problem adding the cacheTime feature flag.

Original advisory details:

Tobias Neitzel discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain symlinks.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.
(CVE-2020-15861)

It was discovered that Net-SNMP incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Ubuntu
18.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-15862)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libsnmp-base 5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.6
libsnmp-perl 5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.6
libsnmp30 5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.6
snmpd 5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.6

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libsnmp-base 5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6
libsnmp-perl 5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6
libsnmp30 5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6
snmpd 5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libsnmp-base 5.7.2~dfsg-8.1ubuntu3.3+esm2
libsnmp-perl 5.7.2~dfsg-8.1ubuntu3.3+esm2
libsnmp30 5.7.2~dfsg-8.1ubuntu3.3+esm2
snmpd 5.7.2~dfsg-8.1ubuntu3.3+esm2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4471-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4471-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1892980

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/net-snmp/5.7.3+dfsg-1.8ubuntu3.6
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/net-snmp/5.7.3+dfsg-1ubuntu4.6
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