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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2285

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.
Publish Date : 2014-04-27 Last Update Date : 2016-12-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0322 -- net-snmp security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27079 unix
ELSA-2014:0322: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24265 unix
RHSA-2014:0322: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23890 unix
RHSA-2014:0322: net-snmp security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140322 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0524-1 -- Security update for net-snmp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25452 unix
USN-2166-1 -- net-snmp vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24410 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2285

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Net-snmp Net-snmp 5.7.3 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Net-snmp Net-snmp 1

- References For CVE-2014-2285
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0399 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140305 CVE request for two net-snmp remote DoS flaws CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0398

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2285

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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