Debian Security Advisory

DLA-461-1 nagios3 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
07 May 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-1878.
More information:

A stack-based buffer overflow in the cmd_submitf function in cgi/cmd.c in Nagios, a monitoring and management system for hosts, services and networks, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a long message to cmd.cgi.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.1-3+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your nagios3 packages.