CVE-2017-12847CVE-2017-12847

Affected configuration(s):

cpe:/a:nagios:nagios:4.3.2

Date published: 2017-08-23T17:29:00.200-04:00

Date last modified: 2017-10-18T21:30:21.800-04:00

CVSS Score: 6.3

Principal attack vector: LOCAL

Complexity:  MEDIUM

Reference URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100403

Summary: Nagios Core before 4.3.3 creates a nagios.lock PID file after dropping privileges to a non-root account, which might allow local users to kill arbitrary processes by leveraging access to this non-root account for nagios.lock modification before a root script executes a “kill `cat /pathname/nagios.lock`” command.

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