Nagios CGI unspecified cross-site scripting
|nagios-cgi-unspecified-xss (42522)||Medium Risk|
Nagios is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by CGI scripts. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an unknown parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Upgrade to the latest version of Nagios (2.12 or later), available from the Nagios Web site. See References.
- Nagios Web site: Nagios.
- SourceForge.net: Files: Nagios, File Release Notes and Changelog, Release Name: nagios-2.12.
- BID-29140: Nagios Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-5803: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in CGI programs in Nagios before 2.12 might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors, a different issue than CVE-2007-5624 and CVE-2008-1360.
- DSA-1883: nagios2 -- missing input sanitising
- MDVSA-2009:054: nagios
- SA30283: Nagios CGI Unspecified Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
- SUSE-SR:2008:011: SUSE Security Summary Report
- Debian Debian Linux 4.0
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
- Nagios Nagios 1.0 b3
- Nagios Nagios 2.10
- Nagios Nagios 2.11
May 20, 2008
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