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Gentoo: 201401-03 Nagstamon: Information disclosure Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo A vulnerability in Nagstamon could expose user credentials to a remote attacker.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201401-03
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 Severity: High
    Title: Nagstamon: Information disclosure
     Date: January 06, 2014
     Bugs: #476538
       ID: 201401-03

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in Nagstamon could expose user credentials to a remote
attacker.

Background
==========

Nagstamon is a Nagios status monitor application.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/nagstamon    >= 0.9.11_rc1            >= 0.9.11_rc1

Description
===========

Nagstamon's automatic request to check for updates includes plaintext
username and password information for one of the monitor servers that
the Nagstamon instance connects to.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could eavesdrop on this request and gain user
credentials for a monitor server.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Nagstamon users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=net-analyzer/nagstamon-0.9.11_rc1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2013-4114
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4114

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-03.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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