[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#719056: nagios3: CVE-2013-4214: html/rss-newsfeed.php insecure temporary file usage

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Thu Aug 8 05:38:53 UTC 2013

Package: nagios3-cgi
Severity: important
Tags: security upstream


the following vulnerability was published for nagios3.

insecure temporary file usage

The file html/rss-newsfeed.php in nagios3 (installed into nagios3-cgi)
use /tmp insecurely by fixed cache dir name:

  7 define('MAGPIE_CACHE_DIR', '/tmp/magpie_cache');

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-4214
[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=958002

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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