CVE Details

Release Date:2020-08-20


Net-SNMP through 5.7.3 has Improper Privilege Management because SNMP WRITE access to the EXTEND MIB provides the ability to run arbitrary commands as root.

See more information about CVE-2020-15862 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.8 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: High Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (net-snmp)ELSA-2020-51292020-11-18
Oracle Linux version 7 (net-snmp)ELSA-2020-53502020-12-07
Oracle Linux version 8 (net-snmp)ELSA-2020-54802020-12-17
Oracle VM version 3.4 (net-snmp)OVMSA-2020-00522020-11-18

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