Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1250-1 cacti -- missing input sanitising
- Date Reported:
- 17 Jan 2007
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 404818.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2006-6799.
- More information:
It was discovered that cacti, a frontend to rrdtool, performs insufficient validation of data passed to the
cmdscript, which allows SQL injection and the execution of arbitrary shell commands.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.6c-7sarge4.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.6i-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.6i-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your cacti package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.