Upstream information

CVE-2016-8641 at MITRE

Description

A privilege escalation vulnerability was found in nagios 4.2.x that occurs in daemon-init.in when creating necessary files and insecurely changing the ownership afterwards. It's possible for the local attacker to create symbolic links before the files are to be created and possibly escalating the privileges with the ownership change.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1011630 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1018047 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • icinga >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2580
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • nagios >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
  • nagios-www >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-nagios-13820
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • nagios >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
  • nagios-www >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-nagios-13820
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • nagios >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
  • nagios-devel >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
  • nagios-www >= 3.0.6-1.25.36.3.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-nagios-13820
SUSE Manager Tools 12
  • icinga >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-devel >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-doc >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-idoutils >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-idoutils-mysql >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-idoutils-oracle >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-idoutils-pgsql >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-plugins-downtimes >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-plugins-eventhandlers >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-www >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • icinga-www-config >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
  • monitoring-tools >= 1.13.3-12.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Manager-Tools-12-2018-2580
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • icinga >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-debuginfo >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-debugsource >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-devel >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-doc >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-idoutils >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-idoutils-debuginfo >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-idoutils-mysql >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-idoutils-oracle >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-idoutils-pgsql >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-plugins-downtimes >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-plugins-eventhandlers >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-www >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-www-config >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • icinga-www-debuginfo >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • monitoring-tools >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
  • monitoring-tools-debuginfo >= 1.14.0-8.3.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-1206

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12 SP3
  • nagios >= 3.5.1-7.3.1
  • nagios-debugsource >= 3.5.1-7.3.1
  • nagios-devel >= 3.5.1-7.3.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP1 nagios Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP2 nagios Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP3 nagios In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Client Tools for SUSE Manager 12 GA icinga Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 nagios Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 nagios Released
SUSE Storage 4 icinga Released