Security update for nagios (important)

ID OPENSUSE-SU-2021:0735-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2021-05-16T02:15:33


An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has three fixes is now available.


This update for nagios fixes the following issues:

  • new nagios-exec-start-post script to fix boo#1003362

  • fix writing to log file in user controlled directory (boo#1182398). The script writes the logfile directly below /var/log/

nagios was updated to 4.4.6:

  • Fixed Map display in Internet Explorer 11 (#714)
  • Fixed duplicate properties appearing in statusjson.cgi (#718)
  • Fixed NERD not building when enabled in ./configure (#723)
  • Fixed build process when using GCC 10 (#721)
  • Fixed postauth vulnerabilities in histogram.js, map.js, trends.js (CVE-2020-13977, boo#1172794)
  • When using systemd, configuration will be verified before reloading (#715)
  • Fixed HARD OK states triggering on the maximum check attempt (#757)

  • Fix for CVE-2016-6209 (boo#989759) - The "corewindow" parameter (as in bringing this to our attention go to Dawid Golunski (boo#1014637)

This update was imported from the openSUSE:Leap:15.2:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • openSUSE Backports SLE-15-SP2:

    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-735=1