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Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 16:33:24 -0500
From: <cve-assign@...re.org>
To: <michael@...itzky.com>
CC: <cve-assign@...re.org>, <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Nagios: Incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8641

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> CVE-2016-8641 describes an attack
> wherein that restricted user replaces the aforementioned path with a
> symlink. The root user (via the init script) will -- the next time
> Nagios is started -- give ownership of the symlink's target to Nagios's
> user

> An identical attack not addressed by CVE-2016-8641 works with hard
> links

Use CVE-2016-10089.

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