Check Point Advisories

NET-SNMP Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-1000116)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2018-1795
Date Published: 28 Nov 2021
Severity: High
Last Updated: Sunday 28 November, 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2018-1000116
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? NET-SNMP version 5.7.2
Vulnerability Description A memory corruption vulnerability exists in NET-SNMP. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the NET-SNMP Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-1000116) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  SNMP Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  NET-SNMP Memory Corruption (CVE-2018-1000116)

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