View Full Version : USN-698-1: Nagios vulnerability

December 22nd, 2008, 03:50 PM
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================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-698-1 December 22, 2008 nagios vulnerability CVE-2008-5027 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: nagios-common 2:1.3-cvs.20050402-8ubuntu8 After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Nagios to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: It was discovered that Nagios did not properly parse commands submitted using the web interface. An authenticated user could use a custom form or a browser addon to bypass security restrictions and submit unauthorized commands.

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