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|Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201806-09 ] PNP4Nagios
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: PNP4Nagios: Root privilege escalation (GLSA 201806-09)
A vulnerability in PNP4Nagios which may allow local attackers to
gain root privileges.
PNP4Nagios is an addon for the Nagios Network Monitoring System.
Vulnerable: < 0.6.26-r9
Unaffected: >= 0.6.26-r9
Architectures: All supported architectures
It was found that PHP4Nagios creates files owned by an unprivileged user
that are used by root.
A local attacker could escalate privileges to root.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PNP4Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose