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CVE-2013-4214

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-07
Bugzilla: 958002: CVE-2013-4214 Nagios core: html/rss-newsfeed.php insecure temporary file usage

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

rss-newsfeed.php in Nagios Core 3.4.4, 3.5.1, and earlier, when MAGPIE_CACHE_ON is set to 1, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/magpie_cache.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4214 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (nagios) RHSA-2013:1526 November 18, 2013

External References

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Grant Murphy of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

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