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893269: CVE-2012-6096 nagios: stack-based buffer overflow in history.cgi

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the get_history function in history.cgi in Nagios Core before 3.4.4, and Icinga 1.6.x before 1.6.2, 1.7.x before 1.7.4, and 1.8.x before 1.8.4, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) host_name variable (host parameter) or (2) svc_description variable.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6096 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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