NTOP < 3.2 ntop.init Temporary File Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3272

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a local flaw in the way that it creates temporary files.

Description

The remote host is running NTOP, a tool for viewing network configuration, usage, statistics, protocols and much more via a web interface. This version of NTOP is reported ot be prone to a local exploit. Specifically, a local attacker can overwrite critical ntop temporary files, leading to an escalation of privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.2 or higher.

See Also

http://www.ntop.org

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3272

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/10/31

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442, 2719

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:luca_deri:ntop

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3387

BID: 15242