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
  SUSE
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1054163 [REOPENED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 nagios Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise BSK 12 SP3 nagios Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 nagios Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS nagios Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 nagios Affected