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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Nagios Vendors:   nagios.org
Nagios Input Validation Flaw in 'statuswml.cgi' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022503
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022503
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2288   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 3 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 3.1.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Nagios. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the 'statuswml.cgi' script to execute arbitrary commands on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target web service.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:

https://[target]/nagios/cgi-bin/statuswml.cgi?ping=173.45.235.65%3Becho+%24PATH

Paul reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (3.1.1).
Vendor URL:  www.nagios.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 3 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Nagios Input Validation Flaw in 'statuswml.cgi' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat HPC Solution on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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