GLSA-200605-07 : Nagios: Buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-07
(Nagios: Buffer overflow)

Sebastian Krahmer of the SuSE security team discovered a buffer
overflow vulnerability in the handling of a negative HTTP
Content-Length header.

Impact :

A buffer overflow in Nagios CGI scripts under certain web servers
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a negative
content length HTTP header.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/nagios-core-1.4.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21349 (gentoo_GLSA-200605-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2162

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