Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:24:16 +1000
From: Murray McAllister <>
Subject: CVE requests: nagios check_dhcp plug-in: read parts of INI config
 files belonging to root

Good morning,

Dawid Golunski discovered a flaw in the Nagios check_dhcp plugin that
allows "Malicious user that has local access to a system where
check_dhcp plugin is installed with SUID could exploit  this
vulnerability to read any INI format config files owned by root and
potentially extract some sensitive information.":

This was fixed in version 2.0.2:


Dawid later reported a race condition. Despite the above fix, it was
still possible to read parts of root-owned files:

This was fixed in version 2.0.3:


Can CVEs please be assigned if they have not been already?


Murray McAllister / Red Hat Product Security

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.