SuSE9 Security Update : nagios-www (YOU Patch Number 10984)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41089


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply YOU patch number 10984.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41089

File Name: suse9_10984.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2162