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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12847

Nagios Core before 4.3.3 creates a nagios.lock PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for nagios.lock modification before a root script executes a "kill `cat /pathname/nagios.lock`" command.
Publish Date : 2017-08-23 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 665

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12847

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nagios Nagios 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nagios Nagios 1

- References For CVE-2017-12847

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-20
GENTOO GLSA-201710-20
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/issues/404 CONFIRM
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/commit/1b197346d490df2e2d3b1dcce5ac6134ad0c8752 CONFIRM
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/commit/3baffa78bafebbbdf9f448890ba5a952ea2d73cb CONFIRM
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/blob/master/Changelog CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100403
BID 100403 Nagios CVE-2017-12847 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-16

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12847

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


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