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Vulnerability of Net-SNMP: memory corruption via snmplib/snmp_api.c

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via snmplib/snmp_api.c of Net-SNMP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted software: Debian, Fedora, Net-SNMP.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Creation date: 08/03/2018.
Références of this announce: 2821, CVE-2018-1000116, DLA-1317-1, DSA-4154-1, FEDORA-2018-5a5f51753c, FEDORA-2018-d64806ca1d, VIGILANCE-VUL-25492.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via snmplib/snmp_api.c of Net-SNMP, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Net-SNMP.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability announce is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet server.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Net-SNMP: patch for snmplib/snmp_api.c.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new net-snmp packages (26/03/2018).
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: net-snmp 5.7.2.1+dfsg-1+deb8u1

Debian 8: new net-snmp packages (28/03/2018).
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: net-snmp 5.7.2.1+dfsg-1+deb8u1

Fedora: new net-snmp packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 26: net-snmp 5.7.3-27.fc26
  Fedora 27: net-snmp 5.7.3-27.fc27
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