RATA: [ GLSA 200605-07 Nagios: Buffer overflow
Posted on: 05/17/2006 01:42 AM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Nagios: Buffer overflow. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [ERRATA UPDATE] GLSA 200605-07:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Nagios: Buffer overflow
Date: May 07, 2006
Updated: May 16, 2006
Bugs: #132159, #133487
ID: 200605-07:02

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Errata
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The previous upstream release failed to take into account an integer
overflow condition when performing bounds checking. Users are urged
to upgrade to 1.4.1 which resolves the issue.

The corrected sections appear below.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-analyzer/nagios-core lt; 1.4.1 gt;= 1.4.1

Resolution
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All Nagios users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=net-analyzer/nagios-core-1.4.1"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200605-07.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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