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<title>Cacti: Several vulnerabilities</title>
Cacti is vulnerable to several SQL injection, authentication bypass and
file inclusion vulnerabilities.
<product type="ebuild">cacti</product>
<announced>June 22, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 03</revised>
<package name="net-analyzer/cacti" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.8.6f</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.8.6f</vulnerable>
Cacti is a complete web-based frontend to rrdtool.
Cacti fails to properly sanitize input which can lead to SQL injection,
authentication bypass as well as PHP file inclusion.
<impact type="high">
An attacker could potentially exploit the file inclusion to execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the web server. An attacker
could exploit these vulnerabilities to bypass authentication or inject
SQL queries to gain information from the database. Only systems with
register_globals set to "On" are affected by the file inclusion and
authentication bypass vulnerabilities. Gentoo Linux ships with
register_globals set to "Off" by default.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.6f&quot;</code>
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.
<uri link="">Cacti Release Notes - 0.8.6e</uri>
<uri link=";type=vulnerabilities&amp;flashstatus=false">iDEFENSE SQL injection advisory</uri>
<uri link=";type=vulnerabilities&amp;flashstatus=false">iDEFENSE config_settings advisory</uri>
<uri link=";type=vulnerabilities&amp;flashstatus=false">iDEFENSE remote file inclusion advisory</uri>
<uri link="">Cacti Release Notes - 0.8.6f</uri>
<uri link="">Hardened - PHP Project Cacti Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities</uri>
<uri link="">Hardened - PHP Project Cacti Remote Command Execution Vulnerability</uri>
<uri link="">Hardened - PHP Project Cacti Authentification/Addslashes Bypass Vulnerability</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2005-1524</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2005-1525</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2005-1526</uri>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 21 Jun 2005 20:41:03 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 22 Jun 2005 08:16:34 +0000">