The snmp_pdu_parse function in snmp_api.c in net-snmp 5.7.2 and earlier does not remove the varBind variable in a netsnmp_variable_list item when parsing of the SNMP PDU fails, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet.
Published 2015-08-19 15:59:09
Updated 2018-10-10 10:29:02
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5621

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 7.03%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 93 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5621

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5621

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-5621

Products affected by CVE-2015-5621

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