DSA 1418-1: New cacti packages fix SQL injection
Posted on: 12/02/2007 01:35 PM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1418-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
December 02, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : cacti
Vulnerability : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2007-6035
Debian Bug : 452085

It was discovered that Cacti, a tool to monitor systems and networks,
performs insufficient input sanitising, which allows SQL injection.

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6c-7sarge5.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6i-3.2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.7a-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your cacti package.


Upgrade instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian 3.1 (oldstable)
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Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1046586 b4130300f671e773ebea3b8f715912c1
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c-7sarge5.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 56568 cbd167e3cdd2711ce2910c3a47dd6d45
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c-7sarge5.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 887 8bfbdff5df7b79d6b8500cc9b859ac04

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c-7sarge5_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 1059858 fbf23e7c7829a8461dc30217f4f926bc

Debian 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 1122700 341b5828d95db91f81f5fbba65411d63
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.2.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 873 d595d4a1e11781e46b21e6d01c434b29
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.2.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 34884 46d229352afad9cca2fdc8e61329521e

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.2_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 958872 a4156b5ff0ed3ef4251f8214dda90221


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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