DescriptionPNP4Nagios through 0.6.26 has /usr/bin/npcd and npcd.cfg owned by an unprivileged account but root code execution depends on these files, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to this unprivileged account.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pnp4nagiossource(unstable)(not affected)


- pnp4nagios <not-affected> (/etc/pnp4nagios and its content is installed as root by the Debian package)

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