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<title>Nagios: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
Nagios is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which may lead to remote
execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">nagios</product>
<announced>May 07, 2006</announced>
<revised>May 25, 2006: 03</revised>
<bug>132159</bug>
<bug>133487</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-analyzer/nagios-core" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Nagios is an open source host, service and network monitoring program.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Sebastian Krahmer of the SuSE security team discovered a buffer
overflow vulnerability in the handling of a negative HTTP
Content-Length header.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
A buffer overflow in Nagios CGI scripts under certain web servers
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a negative
content length HTTP header.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-analyzer/nagios-core-1.4.1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2162">CVE-2006-2162</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-2489">CVE-2006-2489</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 04 May 2006 17:10:32 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 05 May 2006 19:09:01 +0000">
fox2mike
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 06 May 2006 04:21:12 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>