GLSA-201408-18 : NRPE: Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 77462


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201408-18 (NRPE: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker can utilize multiple vectors to execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All NRPE users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/nrpe-2.15'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77462

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201408-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/08/30

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:nrpe, 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: 2014/08/30

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Nagios Remote Plugin Executor Arbitrary Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1362, CVE-2014-2913

BID: 58142, 66969

GLSA: 201408-18