GLSA-201401-26 : Zabbix: Shell command injection

High Nessus Plugin ID 74283


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-26 (Zabbix: Shell command injection)

If a flexible user parameter is configured in Zabbix agent, including a newline in the parameters will execute newline section as a separate command even if UnsafeUserParameters are disabled.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary shell code with the privileges of the process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Zabbix 2.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/zabbix-2.2.0-r4' All Zabbix 2.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/zabbix-2.0.9-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74283

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201401-26.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/03

Modified: 2015/04/13

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:gentoo:linux:zabbix, 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: 2014/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6824

BID: 64311

GLSA: 201401-26