A vulnerability in Nagios allows local users to escalate privileges.
|Package||net-analyzer/nagios-core on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.3.4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.3.4|
Nagios is an open source host, service and network monitoring program.
A vulnerability in Nagios was discovered due to the improper handling of configuration files which can be owned by a non-root user.
A local attacker can escalate privileges to root by leveraging access to a non-root owned configuration file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/nagios-core-4.3.4"
December 02, 2018
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