Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200506-20] Cacti: Several vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200506-20] Cacti: Several vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Cacti: Several vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-20
(Cacti: Several vulnerabilities)


Cacti fails to properly sanitize input which can lead to SQL injection
as well as PHP file inclusion.

Impact

A possible hacker could potentially exploit the file inclusion to execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the web server. A possible hacker
could exploit the SQL injection to gain information from the database.
Only systems with register_globals set to "On" are vulnerable to the
file inclusion bugs. Gentoo Linux ships with register_globals set to
"Off" by default.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.cacti.net/release_notes_0_8_6e.php
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=267&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=false
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=266&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=false
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=265&type=vulnerabilities&flashstatus=false


Solution:
All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.6e"
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

NEW HP QK764A M6625 1TB 6G SAS 7.2K 2.5in MDL HDD SKJ
$250.0
NEW HP QK764A M6625 1TB 6G SAS 7.2K 2.5in MDL HDD SKJ pictureDell PowerEdge R710 2x X5660 2.8GHz 6 Core 96GB 6x 1TB 7.2K SATA PERC H700
$1030.0
Dell PowerEdge R710 2x X5660 2.8GHz 6 Core 96GB 6x 1TB 7.2K SATA PERC H700 pictureDell PowerEdge R720xd 2x E5-2640 v2 2.0GHz 8 Core 384GB 12x 1TB 7.2K SATA H710P
$3750.0
Dell PowerEdge R720xd 2x E5-2640 v2 2.0GHz 8 Core 384GB 12x 1TB 7.2K SATA H710P pictureDell PowerEdge R720xd 2x E5-2640 v2 2.0GHz 8 Core 96GB 12x 1TB 7.2K SATA H710P
$2750.0
Dell PowerEdge R720xd 2x E5-2640 v2 2.0GHz 8 Core 96GB 12x 1TB 7.2K SATA H710P picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.