GLSA-200408-21 : Cacti: SQL injection vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-21
(Cacti: SQL injection vulnerability)

Cacti is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack where an attacker may
inject SQL into the Username field.

Impact :

An attacker could compromise the Cacti service and potentially execute
programs with the permissions of the user running Cacti. Only systems
with php_flag magic_quotes_gpc set to Off are vulnerable. By default,
Gentoo Linux installs PHP with this option set to On.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of Cacti.

See also :

Solution :

All users should upgrade to the latest available version of Cacti, as
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.5a-r1'
# emerge '>=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.5a-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14577 (gentoo_GLSA-200408-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1737