Improper neutralization of special elements used in an OS command in Nagios XI 5.7.3 allows a remote, authenticated admin user to execute operating system commands with the privileges of the apache user.
Published 2020-10-20 22:15:45
Updated 2023-01-24 16:10:27
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-5791

85.47%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2020-5791

  • Nagios XI Scanner
    First seen: 2021-03-26
    auxiliary/scanner/http/nagios_xi_scanner
    The module detects the version of Nagios XI applications and suggests matching exploit modules based on the version number. Since Nagios XI applications only reveal the version to authenticated users, valid credentials for a Nagios XI account are required. Al
  • Nagios XI 5.6.0-5.7.3 - Mibs.php Authenticated Remote Code Exection
    Disclosure Date: 2020-10-20
    First seen: 2021-04-16
    exploit/linux/http/nagios_xi_mibs_authenticated_rce
    This module exploits CVE-2020-5791, an OS command injection vulnerability in `admin/mibs.php` that enables an authenticated user with admin privileges to achieve remote code execution as either the `apache` user or the `www-data` user on NagiosXI version 5.6.

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-5791

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.0
10.0
NIST
7.2
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.2
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-5791

References for CVE-2020-5791

Products affected by CVE-2020-5791

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