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Ubuntu: USN-3253-2: Nagios regression

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Ubuntu: USN-3253-2: Nagios regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/08/2017
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

USN-3253-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Nagios. The update prevented log files from being displayed in the web interface. This update fixes the problem.

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Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Nagios incorrectly handled certain long strings. A remote authenticated attacker could use this issue to cause Nagios to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2013-7108,CVE-2013-7205) It was discovered that Nagios incorrectly handled certain long messages to cmd.cgi. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Nagios to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-1878) Dawid Golunski discovered that Nagios incorrectly handled symlinks when accessing log files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to elevate privileges. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented by the Yama link restrictions. (CVE-2016-9566)

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-nagios3-cgi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-nagios3-core

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