04 April 2017
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2017.0879 Nagios vulnerabilities 4 April 2017 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: nagios3-cgi Publisher: Ubuntu Operating System: Ubuntu Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2016-9566 CVE-2014-1878 CVE-2013-7205 CVE-2013-7108 Reference: ESB-2017.0369 ESB-2017.0285 ESB-2014.0959 ESB-2014.0772 Original Bulletin: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3253-1 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- ========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3253-1 April 03, 2017 nagios3 vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - - Ubuntu 16.10 - - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Summary: Several security issues were fixed in Nagios. Software Description: - - nagios3: host/service/network monitoring and management system Details: It was discovered that Nagios incorrectly handled certain long strings. A remote authenticated attacker could use this issue to cause Nagios to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2013-7108, CVE-2013-7205) It was discovered that Nagios incorrectly handled certain long messages to cmd.cgi. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Nagios to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-1878) Dawid Golunski discovered that Nagios incorrectly handled symlinks when accessing log files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to elevate privileges. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented by the Yama link restrictions. (CVE-2016-9566) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.10: nagios3-cgi 3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu3.1 nagios3-core 3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: nagios3-cgi 3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu1.1 nagios3-core 3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: nagios3-cgi 3.5.1-1ubuntu1.1 nagios3-core 3.5.1-1ubuntu1.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3253-1 CVE-2013-7108, CVE-2013-7205, CVE-2014-1878, CVE-2016-9566 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nagios3/3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu3.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nagios3/3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nagios3/3.5.1-1ubuntu1.1 - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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