Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : munin vulnerabilities (USN-2090-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Christoph Biedl discovered that Munin incorrectly handled certain
multigraph data. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Munin
to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-6048)

Christoph Biedl discovered that Munin incorrectly handled certain
multigraph service names. A remote attacker could use this issue to
cause Munin to stop data collection, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-6359).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected munin package.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72164 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64188
64189

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6048
CVE-2013-6359