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bug #60717: SNMPv3: Signed integer overflow after 68 years

Submitter:  Tim Schendekehl <timschendekehl>
Submitted:  Tue 01 Jun 2021 09:46:16 AM UTC
Category:  apps Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Faulty Behaviour Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Planned Release:  None
lwIP version:  git head

Tue 01 Jun 2021 09:46:16 AM UTC, original submission:  

Function snmp_parse_inbound_frame in file src/apps/snmp/snmp_msg.c contains a check for the engine time:
  if (request->msg_authoritative_engine_time > (time + 150)) {

After SNMP_MAX_TIME_BOOT seconds (68 years) the engine time will be reset to zero and the boot count will be increased. The last 150 seconds before that happens, there will be a signed integer overflow and SNMP packets will be rejected. Note that msg_authoritative_engine_time and time are signed 32-bit integers. Of course it is unlikely, that a device is running for so long without reboot.

Tim Schendekehl <timschendekehl>


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