Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nagios (MDVSA-2014:089)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74068


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated nagios packages fix security vulnerability :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the cmd_submitf function in cgi/cmd.c in Nagios Core, possibly 4.0.3rc1 and earlier, and Icinga before 1.8.6, 1.9 before 1.9.5, and 1.10 before 1.10.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a long message to cmd.cgi (CVE-2014-1878).


Update the affected nagios, nagios-devel and / or nagios-www packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74068

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-089.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/05/19

Modified: 2014/05/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nagios, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nagios-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nagios-www, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1878

BID: 65605

MDVSA: 2014:089