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computer vulnerability note CVE-2017-14312

Nagios: privilege escalation via nagios.cfg

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via nagios.cfg of Nagios, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, Nagios Open Source.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights.
Attacker's origin: privileged shell.
Creation date: 12/09/2017.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2017-14312, FEDORA-2017-9d345f250a, FEDORA-2017-d270e932a3, VIGILANCE-VUL-23809.

Description of the vulnerability

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