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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net-snmp Vendors:
(Apple Issues Fix) Net-snmp SNMP Trap Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Crash snmptrapd
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033923
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3565   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 22 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Net-snmp. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

On systems where snmptrapd is started with the '-OQ' option, a remote user can send a specially crafted SNMP trap where the specified object type does not match the type defined in the MIB to cause the target snmptrapd service to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target snmptrapd to crash.
Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for CVE-2014-3565.

The Apple advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.9.5, 10.10.5, 10.11

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 2 2014 Net-snmp SNMP Trap Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Crash snmptrapd

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