GLSA-201806-09 : PNP4Nagios: Root privilege escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 110677
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201806-09 (PNP4Nagios: Root privilege escalation)
It was found that PHP4Nagios creates files owned by an unprivileged user that are used by root.
A local attacker could escalate privileges to root.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll PNP4Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/pnp4nagios-0.6.26-r9'