Nagios Content-Length integer overflow
|nagios-contentlength-overflow (26454)||High Risk|
Nagios is vulnerable to an integer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the Content-Length HTTP header. By sending a HTTP request containing a specially-crafted value in the Content-Length header, a remote attacker could cause an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the system to crash.
Upgrade to the latest version of Nagios (1.4.1 or later) or (2.3.1 or later), available from the Nagios Web site. See References.
- Nagios Web site: Nagios: Changelog.
- BID-18059: Nagios Remote Content-Length Integer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-2489: Integer overflow in CGI scripts in Nagios 1.x before 1.4.1 and 2.x before 2.3.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a content length (Content-Length) HTTP header. NOTE: this is a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-2162.
- DSA-1072: nagios -- buffer overflow
- GLSA-200605-07: Nagios: Buffer overflow
- SA20123: Nagios Content-Length Integer Overflow Vulnerability
- USN-287-1: nagios vulnerability
- Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
- Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
- Debian Debian Linux 3.1
- Gentoo Linux
- Nagios Nagios prior to 1.4.1
- Nagios Nagios prior to 2.3.1
May 15, 2006
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