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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-4701 (1 public exploit)

The check_dhcp plugin in Nagios Plugins before 2.0.2 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from INI configuration files via the extra-opts flag, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-4702.
Publish Date : 2014-12-05 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2014:1352-1 -- Security update for nagios-plugins (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28403 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-2014-4701

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nagios Nagios * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nagios Nagios 1

- References For CVE-2014-4701
FULLDISC 20140516 check_dhcp - Nagios Plugins <= 2.0.1 Arbitrary Option File Read
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1352
MLIST [oss-security] 20140630 Re: CVE requests: nagios check_dhcp plug-in: read parts of INI config files belonging to root
EXPLOIT-DB 33387 check_dhcp - Nagios Plugins <= 2.0.1 - Arbitrary Option File Read Author:Dawid Golunski Release Date:2014-05-16 (linux) local
BID 67433 Nagios Plugins Multiple Arbitrary File Access Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-07-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4701

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