|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; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: remote)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Requires the webserver, which has to be checked, to be compromised