GLSA-200803-18 : Cacti: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 31444


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-18 (Cacti: Multiple vulnerabilities)

The following inputs are not properly sanitized before being processed:
'view_type' parameter in the file graph.php, 'filter' parameter in the file graph_view.php, 'action' and 'login_username' parameters in the file index.php (CVE-2008-0783).
'local_graph_id' parameter in the file graph.php (CVE-2008-0784).
'graph_list' parameter in the file graph_view.php, 'leaf_id' and 'id' parameters in the file tree.php, 'local_graph_id' in the file graph_xport.php (CVE-2008-0785).
Furthermore, CRLF injection attack are possible via unspecified vectors (CVE-2008-0786).
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities, leading to path disclosure, Cross-Site Scripting attacks, SQL injection, and HTTP response splitting.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-analyzer/cacti-0.8.7b'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31444

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200803-18.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/03/13

Modified: 2016/11/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:cacti, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0783, CVE-2008-0784, CVE-2008-0785, CVE-2008-0786

OSVDB: 41739, 41740, 41741, 41781, 41782, 41783, 41784, 41785, 41793

GLSA: 200803-18

CWE: 79, 89, 94, 200