USN-698-1: Nagios vulnerability
22 December 2008
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
It was discovered that Nagios did not properly parse commands submitted using the web interface. An authenticated user could use a custom form or a browser addon to bypass security restrictions and submit unauthorized commands.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart Nagios to effect the necessary changes.