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nagios-plugins -- Long Location Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Affected packages
nagios-plugins < 1.4.10,1


VuXML ID 7453c85d-7830-11dc-b4c8-0016179b2dd5
Discovery 2007-09-28
Entry 2007-10-11

A Secunia Advisory reports:

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the redir() function in check_http.c when processing HTTP Location: header information. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by returning an overly long string in the "Location:" header to a vulnerable system.


CVE Name CVE-2007-5198