Debian Security Advisory

DSA-2039-1 cacti -- missing input sanitising

Date Reported:
23 Apr 2010
Affected Packages:
cacti
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 578909.
More information:

It was discovered that Cacti, a frontend to rrdtool for monitoring systems and services missed input sanitising, making an SQL injection attack possible.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.7b-2.1+lenny2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your cacti package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (lenny)

Source:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.7b-2.1+lenny2.diff.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.7b.orig.tar.gz
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.7b-2.1+lenny2.dsc
Architecture-independent component:
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.7b-2.1+lenny2_all.deb

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.