CVE-2020-15862

Public on 2021-01-05
Modified on 2021-01-13
Description
A flaw was found in Net-SNMP through version 5.73, where an Improper Privilege Management issue occurs due to SNMP WRITE access to the EXTEND MIB allows running arbitrary commands as root. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
8.8
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 net-snmp 2021-01-05 23:34 ALAS2-2021-1582
Amazon Linux 1 net-snmp 2021-01-12 22:51 ALAS-2021-1465

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 8.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.2 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H