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PostPosted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201408-18 ] NRPE: Multiple Vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: NRPE: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201408-18)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: August 30, 2014
Bug(s): #397603, #459870, #508122
ID: 201408-18

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NRPE, the worst of
which can allow execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE) remotely executes Nagios plugins on
other Linux/Unix machines.


Affected Packages

Package: net-analyzer/nrpe
Vulnerable: < 2.15
Unaffected: >= 2.15
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NRPE. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker can utilize multiple vectors to execute arbitrary
code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NRPE users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/nrpe-2.15"
   


References

CVE-2013-1362
CVE-2014-2913
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