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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Security Guardium Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Security Guardium) OpenBSD Net-snmp Default File Permissions Let Local Users View SNMP Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041762
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041762
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8100   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 2 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 10.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenBSD Net-snmp. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system. IBM Security Guardium is affected.

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:

https://pierrekim.github.io/advisories/CVE-2015-8100-openbsd-net-snmp.txt

Pierre Kim reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain SNMP passwords on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Security Guardium.

The IBM advisory is available at:

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10730329

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10730329 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Configuration error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Nov 9 2015 OpenBSD Net-snmp Default File Permissions Let Local Users View SNMP Passwords



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