Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1767-1 monit -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Apr 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-11454, CVE-2019-11455.
More information:

Zack Flack found several issues in monit, a utility for monitoring and managing daemons or similar programs.

  • CVE-2019-11454

    An XSS vulnerabilitty has been reported that could be prevented by HTML escaping the log file content when viewed via Monit GUI.

  • CVE-2019-11455

    A buffer overrun vulnerability has been reported in URL decoding.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 1:5.9-1+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your monit packages.

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