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Nagstamon: Information disclosure

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-03 / nagstamon
Release Date January 06, 2014
Latest Revision January 06, 2014: 2
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-analyzer/nagstamon < 0.9.11_rc1 >= 0.9.11_rc1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #476538

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Nagstamon could expose user credentials to a remote attacker.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Nagstamon is a Nagios status monitor application.

Description

Nagstamon’s automatic request to check for updates includes plaintext username and password information for one of the monitor servers that the Nagstamon instance connects to.

Impact

A remote attacker could eavesdrop on this request and gain user credentials for a monitor server.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Nagstamon users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
  ">=net-analyzer/nagstamon-0.9.11_rc1"

4.  References



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