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Cacti: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-20 / cacti
Release Date January 21, 2014
Latest Revision January 21, 2014: 1
Impact high
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-analyzer/cacti < 0.8.8b >= 0.8.8b All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #324031, #480196


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Cacti, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or perform XSS attacks.

2.  Impact Information


Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cacti. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could execute arbitrary SQL commands via specially crafted parameters, execute arbitrary shell code or inject malicious script code.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.8b"

4.  References


Page updated January 21, 2014

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