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Nagstamon: Information disclosure


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


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

2.  Impact Information


Nagstamon is a Nagios status monitor application.


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.


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

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Nagstamon users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose

4.  References


Page updated January 06, 2014

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