Debian Security Advisory DSA 1825-1 (nagios2, nagios3)

Published: 2009-07-06 18:36:15
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201825-1

Technical Details:
It was discovered that the statuswml.cgi script of nagios, a monitoring and management system for hosts, services and networks, is prone to a command injection vulnerability. Input to the ping and traceroute parameters of the script is not properly validated which allows an attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands by passing a crafted value to these parameters. For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6-2+etch3 of nagios2. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.6-4~lenny2 of nagios3. For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.6-5 of nagios3. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.6-5 of nagios3. We recommend that you upgrade your nagios2/nagios3 Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to nagios2, nagios3 announced via advisory DSA 1825-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2288

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2009-07-06
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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