CVE-2020-28910

critical
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Description

Creation of a Temporary Directory with Insecure Permissions in Nagios XI 5.7.5 and earlier allows for Privilege Escalation via creation of symlinks, which are mishandled in getprofile.sh.

References

https://skylightcyber.com/2021/05/20/13-nagios-vulnerabilities-7-will-shock-you/

https://www.nagios.com/downloads/nagios-xi/change-log/

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/162783/Nagios-XI-Fusion-Privilege-Escalation-Cross-Site-Scripting-Code-Execution.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-05-24

Updated: 2021-05-28

Type: CWE-276

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:nagios:nagios_xi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 5.7.5 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
150057Nagios XI < 5.8 Privilege EscalatioonNessusCGI abuses
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