Bug 315101 - (CVE-2007-5198) CVE-2007-5198 nagios-plugins check_http buffer overflow
CVE-2007-5198 nagios-plugins check_http buffer overflow
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Security
Depends On: 362881 362891 362901 445569
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2007-10-02 04:19 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2010-12-22 17:34 EST (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-12-22 17:34:31 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Tomas Hoger 2007-10-02 04:19:00 EDT
New upstream nagios-plugins version 1.4.10 was released recently with following fix:

"Fix check_http buffer overflow vulnerability when following HTTP redirects"

Release notes:

SF.net bug report:

Relevant CVS commit:

Workaround: do to follow redirects for untrusted servers (see -f option)

No CVE id known at the moment.
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2007-10-05 02:28:56 EDT
CVE name CVE-2007-5198 was assigned to this vulnerability.
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2007-10-23 07:25:13 EDT
Additional check_http buffer overflow was reported, which is not fixed in 1.4.10:


Upstream SVN commit:


Again, this issue affects redirection handling code (see workaround above).
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-04-16 23:48:46 EDT
nagios-plugins-1.4.11-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-04-16 23:54:27 EDT
nagios-plugins-1.4.11-2.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2008-05-07 10:14:48 EDT
Patch mentioned in comment #2 is applied in upstream 1.4.11, which is in Fedora
archive now.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.