Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2313-1 net-snmp -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 04 Aug 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-15861, CVE-2020-15862.
- More information:
A privilege escalation vulnerability was discovered in Net-SNMP, a set of tools for collecting and organising information about devices on computer networks, due to incorrect symlink handling (CVE-2020-15861).
This security update also applies an upstream fix to their previous handling of CVE-2020-15862 as part of DLA-2299-1.
Elevation of Privileges due to symlink handling
For Debian 9
Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 5.7.3+dfsg-1.7+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your net-snmp packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS