CVE-2016-9566

Priority
Medium
Description
base/logging.c in Nagios Core before 4.2.4 allows local users with access
to an account in the nagios group to gain root privileges via a symlink
attack on the log file. NOTE: this can be leveraged by remote attackers
using CVE-2016-9565.
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):released (3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.5.1-1ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (3.5.1.dfsg-2.1ubuntu5)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/commit/c29557dec91eba2306f5fb11b8da4474ba63f8c4
More Information

Updated: 2017-08-11 23:55:30 UTC (commit 13081)