Debian Bug report logs - #485439
nagios3: XSS vulnerabilities in CGI scripts (CVE-2007-5803)

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Package: nagios3; Maintainer for nagios3 is Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>; Source for nagios3 is src:nagios3.

Reported by: Thierry Carrez <>

Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 14:33:02 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Found in version nagios3/3.0.1-1

Fixed in version nagios3/3.0.2-1

Done: Alexander Wirt <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Debian Security Team <>, Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>:
Bug#485439; Package nagios3. Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Thierry Carrez <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Debian Security Team <>, Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Thierry Carrez <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: nagios3: XSS vulnerabilities in CGI scripts (CVE-2007-5803)
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 16:29:26 +0200
Package: nagios3
Version: 3.0.1-1
Severity: grave
Tags: security
Justification: user security hole

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in CGI programs in
Nagios might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or
HTML via unspecified vectors.

Nagios 3.0.2 was released to address this issue in the 3.x line.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers hardy-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'hardy-updates'), (500, 'hardy-security'), (500, 'hardy-proposed'), (500, 'hardy')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-18-generic (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Tags added: pending Request was from Jan Wagner <> to (Mon, 09 Jun 2008 19:09:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Alexander Wirt <>
Subject: Bug#485439: fixed in nagios3 3.0.2-1
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:32:04 +0000
Source: nagios3
Source-Version: 3.0.2-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
nagios3, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3-common_3.0.2-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3-dbg_3.0.2-1_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3-doc_3.0.2-1_all.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3_3.0.2-1.diff.gz
  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3_3.0.2-1.dsc
  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3_3.0.2-1_amd64.deb
  to pool/main/n/nagios3/nagios3_3.0.2.orig.tar.gz

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Alexander Wirt <> (supplier of updated nagios3 package)

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Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 21:26:00 +0200
Source: nagios3
Binary: nagios3-common nagios3 nagios3-doc nagios3-dbg
Architecture: source amd64 all
Version: 3.0.2-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Nagios Maintainer Group <>
Changed-By: Alexander Wirt <>
 nagios3    - A host/service/network monitoring and management system
 nagios3-common - support files for nagios3
 nagios3-dbg - debugging symbols for nagios3
 nagios3-doc - documentation for nagios3
Closes: 478412 478877 479061 479324 479329 479334 481334 482178 485439
 nagios3 (3.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
   [ Alexander Wirt ]
   * Remove bashism from rules file (Closes: #479324, #478412)
   * Set DEBUG_LOG_PATH to /var/log/nagios3/ (Closes: #478877)
   * Start nagios3 in nagios3.postinst (Closes: #481334)
   * Add a patch from Stephane Chazelas which fixes the incluѕion of spurious $
     signs into command output (Closes: #479061)
   [ Jan Wagner ]
   * New upstream release (Closes: #485439)
     * Fix XSS vulnerability (CVE-2007-5803).
   * updated cfg-cgi.cfg.diff, cfg-commands.cfg.diff and cfg-nagios.cfg.diff
     for new upstream release and remove version from config files
     (Closes: #482178)
   * Updating standards version to 3.8.0, no changes needed
   * add myself fo Uploaders
   * add doc-base support (Closes: #479334)
   * replace dependency of mailx with bsd-mailx
   * added Vcs- fields into source header's field
   * take care if killproc isn't able to stop daemon via stop target of
     initscript, thanks Stephen Gran <> for providing this fix
     (Closes: #479329)
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