openSUSE Security Update : nagios (openSUSE-2021-715)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 149530
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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This update for nagios fixes the following issues :

- new nagios-exec-start-post script to fix boo#1003362

- fix writing to log file in user controlled directory (boo#1182398). The script writes the logfile directly below /var/log/

nagios was updated to 4.4.6 :

- Fixed Map display in Internet Explorer 11 (#714)

- Fixed duplicate properties appearing in statusjson.cgi (#718)

- Fixed NERD not building when enabled in ./configure (#723)

- Fixed build process when using GCC 10 (#721)

- Fixed postauth vulnerabilities in histogram.js, map.js, trends.js (CVE-2020-13977, boo#1172794)

- When using systemd, configuration will be verified before reloading (#715)

- Fixed HARD OK states triggering on the maximum check attempt (#757)

- Fix for CVE-2016-6209 (boo#989759) - The 'corewindow' parameter (as in bringing this to our attention go to Dawid Golunski (boo#1014637)


Update the affected nagios packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 149530

File Name: openSUSE-2021-715.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/18/2021

Updated: 5/20/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-contrib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-theme-exfoliation, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www-dch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6209, CVE-2020-13977