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Debian: 2039-1: cacti: missing input sanitising Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that Cacti, a frontend to rrdtool for monitoring systems and services missed input sanitising, making an SQL injection attack possible. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2039-1                                  Thijs Kinkhorst
April 23, 2010              
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Package        : cacti
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
Debian Bug     : 578909

It was discovered that Cacti, a frontend to rrdtool for monitoring
systems and services missed input sanitising, making an SQL injection
attack possible.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.7b-2.1+lenny2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your cacti package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 alias lenny
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Source archives:
    Size/MD5 checksum:    37338 16b43e80a447a185f5372372836104ed
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1972444 aa8a740a6ab88e3634b546c3e1bc502f
    Size/MD5 checksum:     1408 468d418ebedfd326081cbb159c159b55

Architecture independent packages:
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1826020 b88356b2559091ae8444b93b5234e881

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
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