Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : nagios3 vulnerabilities (USN-1151-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55163
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Stefan Schurtz discovered than Nagios did not properly sanitize its input when processing certain requests, resulting in cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. With cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, if a user were tricked into viewing server output during a crafted server request, a remote attacker could exploit this to modify the contents, or steal confidential data, within the same domain.

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Solution

Update the affected nagios3-cgi package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1151-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55163

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1151-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/16/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:nagios3-cgi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Debian/dpkg-l, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/15/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1523, CVE-2011-2179

BID: 46826, 48087

USN: 1151-1