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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201806-09 ] PNP4Nagios Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PNP4Nagios: Root privilege escalation (GLSA 201806-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2018-06-24
Bug(s): #637640
ID: 201806-09

Synopsis

A vulnerability in PNP4Nagios which may allow local attackers to
gain root privileges.


Background

PNP4Nagios is an addon for the Nagios Network Monitoring System.

Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/pnp4nagios
Vulnerable: < 0.6.26-r9
Unaffected: >= 0.6.26-r9
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was found that PHP4Nagios creates files owned by an unprivileged user
that are used by root.


Impact

A local attacker could escalate privileges to root.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All PNP4Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=net-analyzer/pnp4nagios-0.6.26-r9"
   


References

CVE-2017-16834
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