PNP4Nagios up to 0.6.21 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in PNP4Nagios (Log Management Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in share/pnp/application/views/kohana_error_page.php in PNP4Nagios before 0.6.22 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a parameter that is not properly handled in an error message.

The weakness was presented 07/11/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-4907 since 07/11/2014. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76485 (Fedora 20 : pnp4nagios-0.6.22-2.fc20 (2014-8098)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 122358 (Fedora Security Update for pnp4nagios (FEDORA-2014-8098)).

Upgrading to version 0.6.6 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (76485), SecurityFocus (BID 68350†), Secunia (SA59603†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-45507†). See VDB-70334 for similar entry.





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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 76485
Nessus Name: Fedora 20 : pnp4nagios-0.6.22-2.fc20 (2014-8098)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for pnp4nagios FEDORA-2014-8107
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Upgrade: PNP4Nagios 0.6.6


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Advisory: f846a6c9
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CVE: CVE-2014-4907 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 68350 - PNP4Nagios 'kohana_error_page.php' Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 59603 - PNP4Nagios Error Page Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability, Less Critical
Vulnerability Center: 45507 - PNP4Nagios Before 0.6.22 Remote XSS due to an Error in the kohana_error_page.php Page, Medium

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/24/2022 04:53 PM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (65), 06/02/2017 07:57 AM (10), 03/24/2022 04:45 PM (4), 03/24/2022 04:53 PM (1)
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