RHSA-2013:1526 - Security Advisory
Moderate: nagios security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
Updated nagios packages that fix two security issues are now available
for Red Hat OpenStack 3.0.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.
Nagios is a program that can monitor hosts and services on your network. It
can send email or page alerts when problems arise and when problems are
Multiple insecure temporary file creation flaws were found in Nagios.
A local attacker could use these flaws to cause arbitrary files to be
overwritten as the root user via a symbolic link attack. (CVE-2013-2029,
These issues were discovered by Grant Murphy of the Red Hat Product
All users of Nagios are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- Red Hat OpenStack grizzly x86_64
- BZ - 958002 - CVE-2013-4214 Nagios core: html/rss-newsfeed.php insecure temporary file usage
- BZ - 958015 - CVE-2013-2029 Nagios core: Insecure temporary file usage in nagios.upgrade_to_v3.sh
Red Hat OpenStack grizzly