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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2179

Original release date: 06/14/2011
Last revised: 11/21/2011


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in config.c in config.cgi in (1) Nagios 3.2.3 and (2) Icinga before 1.4.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the expand parameter, as demonstrated by an (a) command action or a (b) hosts action.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: XF
Name: icinga-expand-xss(67797)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110601 CVE request: XSS in nagios
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709871
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110601 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Icinga
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110601 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Nagios
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1151-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tracker.nagios.org/view.php?id=224
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8274
External Source: BID
Name: 48087
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.rul3z.de/advisories/SSCHADV2011-006.txt
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://dev.icinga.org/issues/1605
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110602 Re: CVE request: XSS in nagios
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.rul3z.de/advisories/SSCHADV2011-005.txt
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)