Debian Security Advisory

DSA-1495-1 nagios-plugins -- buffer overflows

Date Reported:
12 Feb 2008
Affected Packages:
nagios-plugins
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2007-5198, CVE-2007-5623.
More information:

Several local/remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in two of the plugins for the Nagios network monitoring and management system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

  • CVE-2007-5198

    A buffer overflow has been discovered in the parser for HTTP Location headers (present in the check_http module).

  • CVE-2007-5623

    A buffer overflow has been discovered in the check_snmp module.

For the old stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4-6sarge1.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.5-1etch1.

We recommend that you upgrade your nagios-plugins package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (oldstable)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1.dsc
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.orig.tar.gz
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_alpha.deb
AMD64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_amd64.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_arm.deb
HP Precision:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_hppa.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_ia64.deb
Motorola 680x0:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_m68k.deb
Big-endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_mips.deb
Little-endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4-6sarge1_sparc.deb

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (stable)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5.orig.tar.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1.dsc
Alpha:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_alpha.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_alpha.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_alpha.deb
AMD64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_amd64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_amd64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_amd64.deb
ARM:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_arm.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_arm.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_arm.deb
HP Precision:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_hppa.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_hppa.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_hppa.deb
Intel IA-32:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_i386.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_i386.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_i386.deb
Intel IA-64:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_ia64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_ia64.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_ia64.deb
Big-endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_mips.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_mips.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_mips.deb
Little-endian MIPS:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_mipsel.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_mipsel.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_mipsel.deb
PowerPC:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_powerpc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_powerpc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_powerpc.deb
IBM S/390:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_s390.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_s390.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_s390.deb
Sun Sparc:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins_1.4.5-1etch1_sparc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-basic_1.4.5-1etch1_sparc.deb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nagios-plugins/nagios-plugins-standard_1.4.5-1etch1_sparc.deb

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.