Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : nagios3 vulnerabilities (USN-1151-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Stefan Schurtz discovered than Nagios did not properly sanitize its
input when processing certain requests, resulting in cross-site
scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. With cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities, if a user were tricked into viewing server output
during a crafted server request, a remote attacker could exploit this
to modify the contents, or steal confidential data, within the same

Solution :

Update the affected nagios3-cgi package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55163 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46826

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1523