Debian: DSA-2616-1: nagios3 security update

    Date03 Feb 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow problem has been found in nagios3, a host/service/network monitoring and management system. A mailicious client could craft a request to history.cgi and cause application crashes.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2616-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Jonathan Wiltshire
    February 03, 2013                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nagios3
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow in CGI scripts
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-6096
    Debian Bug     : 697930
    
    A buffer overflow problem has been found in nagios3, a host/service/network
    monitoring and management system. A mailicious client could craft a
    request to history.cgi and cause application crashes.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.2.1-2+squeeze1.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.4.1-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your nagios3 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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