Cacti cmd.php SQL injection

cacti-cmd-sql-injection (31177) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cacti is vulnerable to SQL injection. If register_argc_argv is enabled, a remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the cmd.php script, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Cacti (0.8.6j or later), available from the Cacti Web site. See References.

For OpenPKG:
Refer to OpenPKG-SA-2007.001 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE Security Announcement SUSE-SA:2007:007 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200701-23 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-1250-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for patch or upgrade information.

References:

  • Cacti Web site: Release Notes - 0.8.6j.
  • BID-21799: Cacti CMD.PHP Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-6799: SQL injection vulnerability in Cacti 0.8.6i and earlier, when register_argc_argv is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the (1) second or (2) third arguments to cmd.php. NOTE: this issue can be leveraged to execute arbitrary commands since the SQL query results are later used in the polling_items array and popen function.
  • DSA-1250: cacti -- missing input sanitising
  • GLSA-200701-23: Cacti: Command execution and SQL injection
  • MDKSA-2007:015: Updated cacti packages SQL injection vulnerability
  • OpenPKG-SA-2007.001: Cacti
  • OSVDB ID: 31468: Cacti cmd.php Multiple Parameter SQL Injection Arbitrary Command Execution
  • SA23528: Cacti Command Execution and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017451: Cacti `cmd.php` Lets Remote Users Inject SQL Commands
  • SUSE-SA:2007:007: cacti command injection
  • VUPEN/ADV-2006-5193: Cacti _SERVER[argv] Variables Handling Remote Command Injection Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6i
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.1
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 10.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3

Reported:

Dec 27, 2006

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