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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2285

Original release date: 04/27/2014
Last revised: 04/28/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The perl_trapd_handler function in perl/TrapReceiver/TrapReceiver.xs in Net-SNMP 5.7.3.pre3 and earlier, when using certain Perl versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (snmptrapd crash) via an empty community string in an SNMP trap, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference within the newSVpv function in Perl.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0399
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1072778
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/p/net-snmp/patches/1275/
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140305 CVE request for two net-snmp remote DoS flaws
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2006/09/msg116250.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1072044
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0398

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