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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 95272

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VPR Score: 5.6


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95272

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1339.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/23

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/10/15

Reference Information

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