GLSA-201401-03 : Nagstamon: Information disclosure

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-03
(Nagstamon: Information disclosure)

Nagstamon&rsquo
s automatic request to check for updates includes plaintext
username and password information for one of the monitor servers that the
Nagstamon instance connects to.

Impact :

A remote attacker could eavesdrop on this request and gain user
credentials for a monitor server.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201401-03.xml

Solution :

All Nagstamon users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=net-analyzer/nagstamon-0.9.11_rc1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71810 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61120

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4114