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SUSE: CVE-2016-8641: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/01/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/20/2018
Modified
06/20/2021

Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability was found in nagios 4.2.x that occurs in daemon-init.in when creating necessary files and insecurely changing the ownership afterwards. It's possible for the local attacker to create symbolic links before the files are to be created and possibly escalating the privileges with the ownership change.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-nagios
  • suse-upgrade-nagios-devel
  • suse-upgrade-nagios-www

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