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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Net-snmp Vendors:
OpenBSD Net-snmp Default File Permissions Let Local Users View SNMP Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034099
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8100   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 13 2015
Original Entry Date:  Nov 9 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenBSD Net-snmp. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

The OpenBSD net-snmp package installs the '/etc/snmp/snmpd.conf' file with group and other read permissions.

A local user can read the file to obtain the SNMP credentials.

The original advisory is available at:

Pierre Kim reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain SNMP passwords on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (-current and -stable branches).
Cause:   Access control error, Configuration error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (OpenBSD)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Oct 2 2018 (IBM Issues Fix for IBM Security Guardium) OpenBSD Net-snmp Default File Permissions Let Local Users View SNMP Passwords
IBM has issued a fix for IBM Security Guardium.

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