Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : munin vulnerabilities (USN-1622-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the Munin qmailscan plugin incorrectly handled
temporary files. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly
overwrite arbitrary files. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-2103)

It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled plugin state file
permissions. An attacker obtaining privileges of the munin user could
use this issue to escalate privileges to root. (CVE-2012-3512)

It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled specifying an
alternate configuration file. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the web
server. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2012-3513).

Solution :

Update the affected munin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62816 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53031
55698

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2103
CVE-2012-3512
CVE-2012-3513