==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-698-1          December 22, 2008
nagios vulnerability
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  nagios-common                   2:1.3-cvs.20050402-8ubuntu8

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

Details follow:

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.

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

  Source archives:

          Size/MD5:    70914 96d8036bdb33aadd3141715039c91b24
          Size/MD5:      959 0393336015bf452f5dfeb74d75245311
          Size/MD5:  1621251 0f92b7b8e705411b7881d3650cbb5d56

  Architecture independent packages:

          Size/MD5:  1218132 d18e298ee16f4c6c6b7c5969c46044e6

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):

          Size/MD5:  1030206 085483fdefd0d7bc43e55dbc5be2bcd6
          Size/MD5:  1041656 09fc7bb2ff11062603680d09e290909b
          Size/MD5:  1025618 61619d13effd9a4970486abf5933c756

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):

          Size/MD5:   877846 544afaebec24e7e94d2ce1da3a89346c
          Size/MD5:   886544 411d3ca5a204aa41a4a42ef6e5f56453
          Size/MD5:   872936 aa31f6d1fb8a081a206eae3d6bfb3dd6

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):

          Size/MD5:  1015630 540a27062c7f8612b7f460b2bcfd93b9
          Size/MD5:  1024374 47e0480006df0b20a83f67b56da7a9f8
          Size/MD5:   993324 03a67a7675075050a672a4c515e8e0c3

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):

          Size/MD5:   918810 7340348f043dd884c88bd016ee30e41d
          Size/MD5:   926172 e9ccf388b828a17e868807aa39cb5b51
          Size/MD5:   917374 c88dec0d93f590f8a93ebbc701696f68

Ubuntu: Nagios vulnerability

December 22, 2008
It was discovered that Nagios did not properly parse commands submitted using the web interface


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nagios vulnerability

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