|Description||Buffer overflow in the redir function in check_http.c in Nagios Plugins before 1.4.10, when running with the -f (follow) option, allows remote web servers to execute arbitrary code via Location header responses (redirects) with a large number of leading "L" characters.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Requires the webserver, which has to be checked, to be compromised