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computer vulnerability bulletin CVE-2016-9566

Nagios: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Nagios, in order to escalate his privileges.
Impacted software: Debian, Nagios Open Source, openSUSE Leap, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 08/12/2016.
Revision date: 16/12/2016.
Références of this announce: CERTFR-2016-AVI-399, CVE-2016-9566, DLA-1615-1, DLA-751-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:0146-1, USN-3253-1, USN-3253-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-21328.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Nagios, in order to escalate his privileges.
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