GLSA-201401-03 : Nagstamon: Information disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71810


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-03 (Nagstamon: Information disclosure)

Nagstamon’s automatic request to check for updates includes plaintext username and password information for one of the monitor servers that the Nagstamon instance connects to.
Impact :

A remote attacker could eavesdrop on this request and gain user credentials for a monitor server.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Nagstamon users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/nagstamon-0.9.11_rc1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71810

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/01/07

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:nagstamon, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4114

BID: 61120

OSVDB: 95166

GLSA: 201401-03