GLSA-201405-17 : Munin: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 74059


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-17 (Munin: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Munin. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.
A remote attacker could create files or load new Munin configuration files.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Munin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/munin-2.0.8-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74059

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201405-17.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:munin, 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: 2014/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2103, CVE-2012-3512, CVE-2012-3513

BID: 53031, 55698, 56398

GLSA: 201405-17