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CVE-2017-12847 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100403 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/blob/master/Changelog Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/commit/1b197346d490df2e2d3b1dcce5ac6134ad0c8752 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/commit/3baffa78bafebbbdf9f448890ba5a952ea2d73cb Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/NagiosEnterprises/nagioscore/issues/404 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-20 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-665 Improper Initialization NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nagios:nagios:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.3.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12847
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019