Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : nagios2, nagios3 vulnerability (USN-795-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 39601
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Nagios did not properly parse certain commands submitted using the WAP web interface. An authenticated user could exploit this flaw and execute arbitrary programs on the server.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.