Upstream information

CVE-2017-12847 at MITRE

Description

Nagios Core before 4.3.3 creates a nagios.lock PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for nagios.lock modification before a root script executes a "kill `cat /pathname/nagios.lock`" command.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.3 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact Complete None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.3 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity High Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1054163 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • nagios >= 4.4.6-2.5
  • nagios-contrib >= 4.4.6-2.5
  • nagios-devel >= 4.4.6-2.5
  • nagios-theme-exfoliation >= 4.4.6-2.5
  • nagios-www >= 4.4.6-2.5
  • nagios-www-dch >= 4.4.6-2.5
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA nagios-4.4.6-2.5


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Server 11 SP1 nagios Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 nagios Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS nagios Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 nagios Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Bootstrap Kit 12 nagios Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 nagios Affected