GLSA-201812-03 : Nagios: Privilege escalation
High Nessus Plugin ID 119322
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201812-03 (Nagios: Privilege escalation)
A vulnerability in Nagios was discovered due to the improper handling of configuration files which can be owned by a non-root user.
A local attacker can escalate privileges to root by leveraging access to a non-root owned configuration file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/nagios-core-4.3.4'