Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xymon (MDVSA-2013:213)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated xymon package fixes security vulnerability :

A security vulnerability has been found in version 4.x of the Xymon
Systems Network Monitor tool

The error permits a remote attacker to delete files on the server
running the Xymon trend-data daemon xymond_rrd. File deletion is done
with the privileges of the user that Xymon is running with, so it is
limited to files available to the userid running the Xymon service.
This includes all historical data stored by the Xymon monitoring
system. (CVE-2013-4173)

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0243.html

Solution :

Update the affected xymon and / or xymon-client packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69339 ()

Bugtraq ID: 61466

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4173

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