Public Date:
958002: CVE-2013-4214 Nagios core: html/rss-newsfeed.php insecure temporary file usage

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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 2013-11-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Mobile Application Platform On-Premise 4 nagios Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 nagios Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


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