GLSA-201412-23 : Nagios: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 79976


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-23 (Nagios: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/nagios-core-3.5.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79976

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-23.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/15

Updated: 2018/12/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:nagios-core, 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: 2014/12/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Nagios3 history.cgi Host Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6096, CVE-2013-7108, CVE-2013-7205

BID: 56879, 64363, 64489

GLSA: 201412-23