Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : nagios2, nagios3 vulnerability (USN-795-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Nagios did not properly parse certain commands
submitted using the WAP web interface. An authenticated user could
exploit this flaw and execute arbitrary programs on the server.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 39601 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35464

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2288