Multiple vulnerabilities in Nagios XI

Published: 2019-06-11 19:29:10 | Updated: 2019-06-11
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2018-19296
CVSSv3 8.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-20
CWE-264
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Nagios XI
Vulnerable software versions Nagios XI 5.6.2
Nagios XI 5.6.1
Nagios XI 5.6.0
Vendor URL nagios.org

Security Advisory

1) Object injection attack

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to object injection attack. A remote unauthenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request, conduct object injection attack and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Update Nagois XI to the latest version.

External links

https://www.nagios.com/downloads/nagios-xi/change-log/#5.6.3 - 06/11/2019

2) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to limited CCM users permissions not properly applying until after a new cached permissions call is made. A remote authenticated user can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Remediation

Update Nagois XI to the latest version.

External links

https://www.nagios.com/downloads/nagios-xi/change-log/#5.6.3 - 06/11/2019

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