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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2179

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in config.c in config.cgi in (1) Nagios 3.2.3 and (2) Icinga before 1.4.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the expand parameter, as demonstrated by an (a) command action or a (b) hosts action.
Publish Date : 2011-06-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-2179 unix
USN-1151-1 -- nagios3 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13472 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2179

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Icinga Icinga * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Icinga Icinga 0.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Icinga Icinga 0.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Icinga Icinga 0.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Icinga Icinga 0.8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Icinga Icinga 0.8.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Icinga Icinga 1.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Icinga Icinga 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Icinga Icinga 1.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Icinga Icinga 1.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Icinga Icinga 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Icinga Icinga 1.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Icinga Icinga 1.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Icinga Icinga 1.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Icinga Icinga 1.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Nagios Nagios 3.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Icinga Icinga 15
Nagios Nagios 1

- References For CVE-2011-2179 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20110601 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Nagios
MLIST [oss-security] 20110602 Re: CVE request: XSS in nagios
BUGTRAQ 20110601 Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Icinga
MLIST [oss-security] 20110601 CVE request: XSS in nagios CONFIRM
BID 48087 Nagios 'expand' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability Release Date:2012-02-21
XF icinga-expand-xss(67797) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2179

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