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Zabbix: Shell command injection


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-26 / zabbix
Release Date January 23, 2014
Latest Revision June 02, 2014: 2
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-analyzer/zabbix < 2.0.9-r1 >= 2.0.9-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #493250


A vulnerability in Zabbix could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell code.

2.  Impact Information


Zabbix is software for monitoring applications, networks, and servers.


If a flexible user parameter is configured in Zabbix agent, including a newline in the parameters will execute newline section as a separate command even if UnsafeUserParameters are disabled.


A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary shell code with the privileges of the process.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Zabbix 2.2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/zabbix-2.2.0-r4"

All Zabbix 2.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.2: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/zabbix-2.0.9-r1"

4.  References


Page updated January 23, 2014

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