DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
monitoring-plugins (PTS)buster2.2-6fixed
sid, trixie2.3.5-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
monitoring-pluginssource(unstable)(not affected)


check_dhcp is not installed with root suid permissions in Debian
fixed in nagios-plugins 2.0.2 (but needs to be made complete to not open
CVE-2014-4703) and thus include the fix from 2.0.3 upstream.
- monitoring-plugins <not-affected> (Fixed with initial upload to Debian)

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