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USN-698-1: Nagios vulnerability

22 December 2008

Nagios vulnerability

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Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that Nagios did not properly parse commands submitted using
the web interface. An authenticated user could use a custom form or a browser
addon to bypass security restrictions and submit unauthorized commands.

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 6.06

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Nagios to effect
the necessary changes.

References

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