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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5198

Buffer overflow in the redir function in check_http.c in Nagios Plugins before 1.4.10, when running with the -f (follow) option, allows remote web servers to execute arbitrary code via Location header responses (redirects) with a large number of leading "L" characters.
Publish Date : 2007-10-04 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5198 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075198 unix
DSA-1495 nagios-plugins -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7850 unix
DSA-1495-1 nagios-plugins - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18454 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5198

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nagios Plugins 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nagios Plugins 1

- References For CVE-2007-5198

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:067
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:067
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00249.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3061
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00320.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3146
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00282.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3098
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194178 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27362
SECUNIA 27362
http://secunia.com/advisories/27124
SECUNIA 27124
http://secunia.com/advisories/27609
SECUNIA 27609
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-11
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=740172 CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1687867&group_id=29880&atid=397597 CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1813346&group_id=29880&atid=397597 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3394
VUPEN ADV-2007-3394
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_25_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:025
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25952
BID 25952 Nagios Plugins Location Header Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-04-18
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-532-1
UBUNTU USN-532-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1495
DEBIAN DSA-1495
http://secunia.com/advisories/29862
SECUNIA 29862
http://secunia.com/advisories/28930
SECUNIA 28930
http://secunia.com/advisories/27965
SECUNIA 27965

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5198

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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