Nagios: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201412-23

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Nagios, the worst of which may allow remote code execution.

Affected Packages

net-analyzer/nagios-core on all architectures
Affected versions < 3.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 3.5.1

Background

Nagios is an open source host, service and network monitoring program.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Nagios. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/nagios-core-3.5.1"
 

References

Release Date
December 13, 2014

Latest Revision
December 13, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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