GLSA 200712-02 Cacti: SQL injection
Posted on: 12/06/2007 01:05 AM

A new security update has been released for Gentoo Linux - Cacti: SQL injection. Here the announcement:

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200712-02:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Cacti: SQL injection
Date: December 05, 2007
Updated: December 05, 2007
Bugs: #199509
ID: 200712-02:02

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Synopsis
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An SQL injection vulnerability has been discovered in Cacti.

Background
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Cacti is a complete web-based frontend to rrdtool.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-analyzer/cacti lt; 0.8.7a *gt;= 0.8.6j-r7
gt;= 0.8.7a

Description
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It has been reported that the "local_graph_id" variable used in the
file graph.php is not properly sanitized before being processed in an
SQL statement.

Impact
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A remote attacker could send a specially crafted request to the
vulnerable host, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary SQL
code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.6j-r7"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2007-6035
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-6035

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-02.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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