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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2288

statuswml.cgi in Nagios before 3.1.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the (1) ping or (2) Traceroute parameters.
Publish Date : 2009-07-01 Last Update Date : 2010-04-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-06-27 2009-06-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2288 unix
DSA-1825 nagios2, nagios3 -- insufficient input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8200 unix
DSA-1825-1 nagios2, nagios3 -- insufficient input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13385 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-2009-2288

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nagios Nagios 1.0b4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Nagios Nagios 1.0b2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Nagios Nagios 1.0b1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Nagios Nagios 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Nagios Nagios 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Nagios Nagios 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Nagios Nagios 2.0b4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nagios Nagios 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Nagios Nagios 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Nagios Nagios 2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Alpha3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Alpha4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Nagios Nagios 3.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Nagios Nagios 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nagios Nagios 32

- References For CVE-2009-2288
HP SSRT090110
GENTOO GLSA-200907-15
SECTRACK 1022503
VUPEN ADV-2010-0750

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2288

Nagios3 statuswml.cgi Ping Command Execution
This module abuses a metacharacter injection vulnerability in the Nagios3 statuswml.cgi script. This flaw is triggered when shell metacharacters are present in the parameters to the ping and traceroute commands.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Unix

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