CVE-2014-5340

NameCVE-2014-5340
DescriptionThe wato component in Check_MK before 1.2.4p4 and 1.2.5 before 1.2.5i4 uses the pickle Python module unsafely, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted serialized object, related to an automation URL.
SourceCVE (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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs758883

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
check-mk (PTS)sid1.2.8p26-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
check-mksource(unstable)1.2.6p4-1high758883
check-mksourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - check-mk <not-affected> (does not use pickle, vulnerable code not present)
http://git.mathias-kettner.de/git/?p=check_mk.git;a=commit;h=192d41525502dc8de10ac99f57bd988450c17566
introduces incompatible changes to older versions, see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1132337#c2

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