ELA-252-1 net-snmp security update

Privilege escalation vulnerability

2020-07-29
Packagenet-snmp
Version5.7.2.1+dfsg-1+deb8u3
Related CVEs CVE-2020-15862

A privilege escalation vulnerability was discovered in Net-SNMP, a set of tools for collecting and organising information about devices on computer networks.

Upstream notes that:

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 5.7.2.1+dfsg-1+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your net-snmp packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found at: https://deb.freexian.com/extended-lts/