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    Gentoo: GLSA-202101-31: Cacti: Remote code execution

    Date 26 Jan 2021
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    A vulnerability in Cacti could lead to remote code execution.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202101-31
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: Cacti: Remote code execution
         Date: January 26, 2021
         Bugs: #765019
           ID: 202101-31
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    A vulnerability in Cacti could lead to remote code execution.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    Cacti is a complete frontend to rrdtool.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  net-analyzer/cacti         < 1.2.16-r1              >= 1.2.16-r1
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    The side_id parameter in data_debug.php does not properly verify input
    allowing SQL injection.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
    privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All Cacti users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/cacti-1.2.16-r1"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2020-35701
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-35701
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-31
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    Copyright 2021 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    

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