openSUSE Security Update : monit (openSUSE-2016-1339) (POODLE)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 95272



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for monit fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-7067: A malicious attacker could have used a cross-site request forgery vulnerability to trick an authenticated user to perform monit actions.

Monit was updated to 5.20, containing all upstream improvements and bug fixes.

The following tracked packaging bugs were fixed :

- disable sslv3 according to RFC7568 (boo#974763)

- fixed pid file directory (boo#971647)


Update the affected monit packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95272

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1339.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2016

Updated: 6/28/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:monit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:monit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:monit-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/22/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2016-7067