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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                       ESB-2006.0321 -- [UNIX/Linux]
           Nagios 2.3 released fixing CGI remote buffer overflow
                                8 May 2006

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Nagios prior to 2.3
Publisher:         Ethan Galstad
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CVE-2006-2162

Original Bulletin: 
  https://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_id=10297806&forum_id=7890

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From: Ethan Galstad
Subject: Nagios 2.3 and 1.4 Available
Date: 2006-05-03 16:51:16 GMT

New versions of both the Nagios 1.x and 2.x code branches have been 
released and contain a fix for a content length (buffer) overflow that 
could affect the CGIs under certain web servers (although probably not 
Apache).  I would urge all users are urged to upgrade to the latest 
version of the branch you're using as soon as possible.  Thanks go out 
to Sebastian Krahmer of the SuSE security team for bringing this problem 
to my attention.

As always, Nagios can be downloaded from:

	http://www.nagios.org/download/

Changelogs for both the 2.3 and 1.4 releases are included below.

2.3 - 05/03/2006
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* Bug fix for negative HTTP content_length header in CGIs
* Added missing links for notes_url and action_url to service column of 
status detail page


1.4 - 05/03/2006
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* Bug fix for negative HTTP content_length header in CGIs


On another note, if you're in the Saint Paul/Minneapolis area this 
weekend, sign up for the MinneBar (un)conference that is happening this 
Saturday (May 6th).  I'll be there and would love to meet fellow Nagios 
users.  :-)


Ethan Galstad,
Nagios Developer
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Email: nagios@nagios.org
Website: http://www.nagios.org


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