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ESB-2007.0969 -- [Debian] -- New cacti packages fix SQL injection

Date: 03 December 2007
References: ESB-2007.0946  ESB-2007.0946  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                         ESB-2007.0969 -- [Debian]
                   New cacti packages fix SQL injection
                              3 December 2007

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              cacti
Publisher:            Debian
Operating System:     Debian GNU/Linux 3.1
                      Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-6035

Ref:                  ESB-2007.0946

Original Bulletin:    http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1418

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1418-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
December 02, 2007                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cacti
Vulnerability  : missing input sanitising
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-6035
Debian Bug     : 452085

It was discovered that Cacti, a tool to monitor systems and networks,
performs insufficient input sanitising, which allows SQL injection.

For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6c-7sarge5.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6i-3.2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.7a-1.

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 3.1 (oldstable)
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Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1046586 b4130300f671e773ebea3b8f715912c1
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c-7sarge5.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    56568 cbd167e3cdd2711ce2910c3a47dd6d45
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c-7sarge5.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      887 8bfbdff5df7b79d6b8500cc9b859ac04

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6c-7sarge5_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1059858 fbf23e7c7829a8461dc30217f4f926bc

Debian 4.0 (stable)
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Stable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i.orig.tar.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:  1122700 341b5828d95db91f81f5fbba65411d63
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.2.dsc
    Size/MD5 checksum:      873 d595d4a1e11781e46b21e6d01c434b29
  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.2.diff.gz
    Size/MD5 checksum:    34884 46d229352afad9cca2fdc8e61329521e

Architecture independent packages:

  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.2_all.deb
    Size/MD5 checksum:   958872 a4156b5ff0ed3ef4251f8214dda90221


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

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>
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