[ASA-201801-14] nrpe: arbitrary command execution
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 18 22:36:53 UTC 2018
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201801-14
Date : 2018-01-18
CVE-ID : CVE-2013-1362 CVE-2014-2913
Package : nrpe
Type : arbitrary command execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-587
The package nrpe before version 3.2.1-3 is vulnerable to arbitrary
Upgrade to 3.2.1-3.
# pacman -Syu "nrpe>=3.2.1-3"
The problems have been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.
Ensure the "dont_blame_nrpe" option in nrpe.conf is disabled.
- CVE-2013-1362 (arbitrary command execution)
Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in nrpc.c in Nagios Remote Plug-In
Executor (NRPE) might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary shell
commands via "$()" shell metacharacters, which are processed by bash.
- CVE-2014-2913 (arbitrary command execution)
Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in nrpe.c in Nagios Remote Plugin
Executor (NRPE) 2.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary commands via a newline character in the -a option to
A remote attacker is able to execute arbitrary commands on the affected
host by passing malicious command arguments via check_nrpe.
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