These packages provide various libraries and tools for the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
An out-of-bounds buffer read flaw was found in the net-snmp agent. A remote attacker with read privileges to a Management Information Base (MIB) subtree handled by the "extend" directive (in "/etc/snmp/snmpd.conf") could use this flaw to crash snmpd via a crafted SNMP GET request. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2012-2141 to this issue.
More information about these vulnerabilities can be found in the security advisory issued by Red Hat:
|Product:||Affected Version(s):||Risk Level:||Actions:|
|Avaya Aura® Application Enablement Services||5.x thru 6.2||Low||Upgrade to 6.2.1 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Application Server 5300:
||2.x, 3.0 including SP5 and earlier||Low||Upgrade to 3.0 SP6 or later.|
|Avaya IQ||5.2 thru 5.2.5||Low||Upgrade to 5.2.6 and install Patch 2 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Communication Manager||6.0.x thru 6.2.x||Low||For 6.0, upgrade to 6.0.1 and install security service pack 3 (SSP) or
For 6.0.1, install SSP3 or later.
For 6.2.x, upgrade to 6.3 or later.
|Avaya Communication Server 1000:
||6.x, 7.5 thru 7.6 SP4||Low||Upgrade to 7.6 SP5 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Conferencing||7.0 thru 7.2 SP2||Low||Upgrade to 7.2 SP3 or later.|
|Avaya IP Office Application Server||8.x||Low||Upgrade to 9.0 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Messaging||6.0 thru 6.2.x||Low||Upgrade to 6.3 or later.|
|Avaya one-X® Client Enablement Services||6.1 including SP1 and SP2||Low||Upgrade to 6.1 SP3 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Presence Services||6.x||Low||Upgrade to Aura Presence Services 7.0 or later. Further information about this version, as well as the overall Aura 7.0 release, is available on support.avaya.com.|
|Avaya Proactive Contact||5.0 thru 5.1||Low||Upgrade to 5.1.1 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Session Manager||1.x, 5.x, 6.0 thru 6.2.x||Low||Upgrade to 6.3.3 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® System Manager||5.x, 6.0 thru 6.3.3||Low||Upgrade to 6.3.4 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® System Platform||1.x, 6.0.x thru 6.3||Low||Upgrade to 6.3.1 or later.|
|Avaya Aura® Communication Manager Utility Services||6.0 thru 188.8.131.52.8, 6.2 thru 184.108.40.206.15||Low||For 6.0.x, upgrade to 6.1 and install SP 220.127.116.11.8 or later.
For 6.1, install SP 18.104.22.168.8 or later.
For 6.2, install SP 22.214.171.124.15 or later.
All versions can be upgraded to 6.3 or later.
Recommended Actions for System Products:
Avaya strongly recommends that customers follow networking and security best practices by implementing firewalls, ACLs, physical security or other appropriate access restrictions. Though Avaya believes such restrictions should always be in place, risk to Avaya products and the surrounding network from this potential vulnerability may be mitigated by ensuring these practices are implemented until such time as an Avaya provided product update or the recommended Avaya action is applied. Further restrictions as deemed necessary based on the customer's security policies may be required during this interim period, but customers should not modify the System Product operating system or application unless the change is approved by Avaya. Making changes that are not approved may void the Avaya product service contract.
When determining risk, Avaya takes into account many factors as outlined by Avaya's Security Vulnerability Classification Policy. The following table describes factors that mitigate the risk of specific vulnerabilities for affected Avaya products:
||This is a low risk for all products because the "extend" directive is not used by default and SNMP is not a critical system process.|
Avaya software-only products operate on general-purpose operating systems. Occasionally vulnerabilities may be discovered in the underlying operating system or applications that come with the operating system. These vulnerabilities often do not impact the software-only product directly but may threaten the integrity of the underlying platform.
In the case of this advisory Avaya software-only products are not affected by the vulnerability directly but the underlying Linux platform may be. Customers should determine on which Linux operating system the product was installed and then follow that vendor's guidance.
|Avaya Aura® Application Enablement Services 4.x/5.x||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the AES application.|
|CVLAN||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the CVLAN application.|
|Avaya Aura® Experience Portal||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the EP application.|
|Avaya Integrated Management Suite (IMS)||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the IMS application.|
|Avaya Aura® Presence Services||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the PS application.|
|Avaya Secure Access Link Gateway||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the SAL Gateway application.|
|Avaya Aura® System Manager 1.0||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the SMGR application.|
|Avaya Voice Portal||Depending on the Operating System provided by customers, the affected package may be installed on the underlying Operating System supporting the VP application.|
Recommended Actions for Software-Only Products:
In the event that the affected package is installed, Avaya recommends that customers follow recommended actions supplied by Red Hat regarding their Enterprise Linux.
Additional information may also be available via the Avaya support website and through your Avaya account representative. Please contact your Avaya product support representative, or dial 1-800-242-2121, with any questions.
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V 1.0 - February 13, 2013 - Initial Statement issued.
V 2.0 - October 29, 2013 - Changed AS5300, CM, IPOAS, one-X CES, SP and CMUS affected versions and actions.
V 3.0 - June 12, 2014 - Changed CS1000, AAC, AAM, PC, SM and SMGR affected versions and actions.
V 4.0 - June 10, 2015 - Changed AES affected version and actions.
V 5.0 - July 7, 2015 - Updated IQ affected versions and actions.
V 6.0 - October 29, 2015 - Updated PS actions and set advisory status to Final.
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