Security update for net-snmp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for net-snmp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3447-2
Rating: important
References: #1027353 #1081164 #1102775 #1111122
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability and has three fixes is now available.


This update for net-snmp fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-18065: _set_key in agent/helpers/table_container.c had a NULL Pointer Exception bug that can be used by an authenticated attacker to remotely cause the instance to crash via a crafted UDP packet, resulting in Denial of Service. (bsc#1111122)

Non-security issues fixed:
  • swintst_rpm: Protect against unspecified Group name (bsc#1102775)
  • Add tsm and tlstm MIBs and the USM security module. (bsc#1081164)
  • Fix agentx freezing on timeout (bsc#1027353)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-1064=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • libsnmp30-32bit-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • libsnmp30-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • libsnmp30-debuginfo-32bit-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • libsnmp30-debuginfo-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • net-snmp-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • net-snmp-debuginfo-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • net-snmp-debugsource-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • perl-SNMP-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • perl-SNMP-debuginfo-5.7.3-6.3.1
    • snmp-mibs-5.7.3-6.3.1