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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16834: PNP4Nagios: Root privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-16834: PNP4Nagios: Root privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/15/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/25/2018
Modified
06/25/2018

Description

PNP4Nagios through 0.6.26 has /usr/bin/npcd and npcd.cfg owned by an unprivileged account but root code execution depends on these files, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to this unprivileged account.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-pnp4nagios

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