Zabbix: Shell command injection — GLSA 201401-26

A vulnerability in Zabbix could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell code.

Affected Packages

net-analyzer/zabbix on all architectures
Affected versions < 2.0.9-r1
Unaffected versions >= 2.0.9-r1

Background

Zabbix is software for monitoring applications, networks, and servers.

Description

If a flexible user parameter is configured in Zabbix agent, including a newline in the parameters will execute newline section as a separate command even if UnsafeUserParameters are disabled.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary shell code with the privileges of the process.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Zabbix 2.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/zabbix-2.2.0-r4"
 

All Zabbix 2.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/zabbix-2.0.9-r1"
 

References

Release Date
January 23, 2014

Latest Revision
June 02, 2014: 2

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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