DSA 2616-1: nagios3 security update
Posted on: 02/04/2013 09:52 AM

A nagios3 security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

DSA 2616-1: nagios3 security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2616-1 security@debian.org
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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