openSUSE 10 Security Update : nagios-www (nagios-www-1311)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27360


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


An Integer-Overflow exists within the handling of HTTP headers by CGIs. This could lead to arbitrary code execution by remote attackers on behalf of the Nagios CGI scripts. CVE-2006-2162 has been assigned to this issue.


Update the affected nagios-www package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27360

File Name: suse_nagios-www-1311.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2162