Amazon Linux AMI : nagios (ALAS-2013-227)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

nagios.upgrade_to_v3.sh allows local users to overwrite arbitrary
files via a symlink attack on a temporary nagioscfg file with a
predictable name in /tmp/.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f86bf8f3

Solution :

Run 'yum update nagios' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70231 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2029