openSUSE Security Update : nagios (openSUSE-SU-2014:0516-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75321


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Nagios was updated to fix a stack-based buffer overflow in the cmd_submitf function in the CGI handler. (CVE-2014-1878)


Update the affected nagios packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75321

File Name: openSUSE-2014-291.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:nagios, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www-dch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nagios-www-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1878

BID: 65605