Ganglia Web Backend < 3.0.7 process_path Function Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4816

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running the Ganglia Web Backend (gmetad). This version of Ganglia is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow within the process_path() function. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need the ability to send malformed data to the Ganglia gmetad process. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker gaining control of the remote system.

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.0.7 or higher.

See Also

http://ganglia.info

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4816

Family: CGI

Published: 2009/01/19

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 4815

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0241

BID: 33299