DescriptionNagios NRPE 3.2.1 has a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow, as demonstrated by interpretation of a small negative number as a large positive number during a bzero call.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nagios-nrpe (PTS)stretch3.0.1-3+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid4.0.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - nagios-nrpe <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - nagios-nrpe <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - nagios-nrpe <no-dsa> (Minor issue) (part validating incoming buffer size)

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