Fedora 17 : nrpe-2.14-3.fc17 (2013-9836)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67387


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to 2.14 upstream for security fix and misc other bugfixes.
Fixes a mistake in the service file which prevented the NRPE daemon from being started

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected nrpe package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67387

File Name: fedora_2013-9836.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nrpe, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/02

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Nagios Remote Plugin Executor Arbitrary Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1362

BID: 58142

FEDORA: 2013-9836