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Bug 495132 - <net-analyzer/nagios-core-3.5.1: "process_cgivars()" Off-By-One Vulnerability
Summary: <net-analyzer/nagios-core-3.5.1: "process_cgivars()" Off-By-One Vulnerability
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-12-23 15:44 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2014-12-13 19:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-12-23 15:44:17 UTC
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A vulnerability has been reported in Nagios, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a 
DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an off-by-one error within the "process_cgivars()" function and 
can be exploited to cause an out of bounds read memory access by sending a specially crafted key 

Fixed in the git repository.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Disclosed in a git commit.

Original Advisory:

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2014-09-02 14:29:55 UTC
Added with bump to 3.5.1, stabilization requested in bug 501200.
Comment 2 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2014-10-05 01:38:41 UTC
Arches, Thank you for your work
Maintainer(s), please drop the vulnerable version(s).

GLSA Vote: No
Comment 3 Sean Amoss (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2014-12-08 22:10:02 UTC
Adding to existing GLSA request.
Comment 4 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-12-13 19:11:46 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201412-23 at
by GLSA coordinator Sean Amoss (ackle).