Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1883-1 nagios2 -- missing input sanitising

Date Reported:
10 Sep 2009
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 448371, Bug 482445, Bug 485439.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2007-5624, CVE-2007-5803, CVE-2008-1360.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been found in nagios2, a host/service/network monitoring and management system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

Several cross-site scripting issues via several parameters were discovered in the CGI scripts, allowing attackers to inject arbitrary HTML code. In order to cover the different attack vectors, these issues have been assigned CVE-2007-5624, CVE-2007-5803 and CVE-2008-1360.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.6-2+etch4.

The stable distribution (lenny) does not include nagios2, and nagios3 is not affected by these problems.

The testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid) do not contain nagios2, and nagios3 is not affected by these problems.

We recommend that you upgrade your nagios2 packages.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (etch)

Architecture-independent component:
HP Precision:
Intel IA-32:
Intel IA-64:
Big-endian MIPS:
Little-endian MIPS:
Sun Sparc:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.