Cacti: SQL injection — GLSA 200712-02

An SQL injection vulnerability has been discovered in Cacti.

Affected Packages

net-analyzer/cacti on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.8.7a
Unaffected versions revision >= 0.8.6j-r7, >= 0.8.7a

Background

Cacti is a complete web-based frontend to rrdtool.

Description

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

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

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

References

Release Date
December 05, 2007

Latest Revision
December 05, 2007: 02

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

Bugzilla entries