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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Monit
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200403-14
(Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in Monit)
A denial of service may occur due to Monit not sanitizing remotely supplied
HTTP parameters before passing them to memory allocation functions. This
could permit a possible hacker to cause an unexpected condition that could lead to
the Monit daemon crashing.
An overly long http request method may cause a buffer overflow due to Monit
performing insufficient bounds checking when handling HTTP requests.
A possible hacker may crash the Monit daemon to create a denial of service
condition or cause a buffer overflow that would permit arbitrary code to be
executed with root rights.
A workaround is not currently known for this issue. All users are advised
to upgrade to the latest version of the affected package.
Monit users should upgrade to version 4.2 or later:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-admin/monit-4.2"
# emerge ">=app-admin/monit-4.2"
Network Security Threat Level: High
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
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