GLSA 200803-18 Cacti: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted on: 03/10/2008 11:05 PM

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

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200803-18
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Cacti: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 10, 2008
Bugs: #209918
ID: 200803-18

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Cacti.

Background
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Cacti is a web-based network graphing and reporting tool.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 net-analyzer/cacti lt; 0.8.7b gt;= 0.8.7b

Description
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The following inputs are not properly sanitized before being processed:

* "view_type" parameter in the file graph.php, "filter" parameter in
the file graph_view.php, "action" and "login_username" parameters in
the file index.php (CVE-2008-0783).

* "local_graph_id" parameter in the file graph.php (CVE-2008-0784).

* "graph_list" parameter in the file graph_view.php, "leaf_id" and
"id" parameters in the file tree.php, "local_graph_id" in the file
graph_xport.php (CVE-2008-0785).

Furthermore, CRLF injection attack are possible via unspecified vectors
(CVE-2008-0786).

Impact
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A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities, leading to path
disclosure, Cross-Site Scripting attacks, SQL injection, and HTTP
response splitting.

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-0.8.7b"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2008-0783
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0783
[ 2 ] CVE-2008-0784
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0784
[ 3 ] CVE-2008-0785
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0785
[ 4 ] CVE-2008-0786
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0786

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-200803-18.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 2008 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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