Cacti up to 0.8.8c cdef id sql injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Cacti up to 0.8.8c (Log Management Software). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation of the argument cdef id with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-89. The product constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

SQL injection vulnerability in Cacti before 0.8.8d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified vectors involving a cdef id.

The weakness was released 06/17/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-4342 since 06/05/2015. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1505 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84386 (openSUSE Security Update : cacti (openSUSE-2015-445)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350030 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for cacti: ALAS-2016-673).

Upgrading to version 0.8.8d eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84386). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 64813, 64812, 72491 and 75968.






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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1505

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Nessus ID: 84386
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : cacti (openSUSE-2015-445)
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OpenVAS ID: 703295
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3295-1 (cacti - security update)
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Upgrade: Cacti 0.8.8d


06/05/2015 🔍
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Advisory: 132224
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CVE: CVE-2015-4342 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1032672
Vulnerability Center: 50760 - Cacti before 0.8.8d Remote Code Execution via SQL Injection Related to cdef id, High
SecurityFocus: 75108 - Cacti CVE-2015-4342 SQL Injection Vulnerability

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Created: 06/18/2015 10:02 AM
Updated: 05/21/2022 09:56 AM
Changes: 06/18/2015 10:02 AM (68), 07/02/2017 12:03 PM (5), 05/21/2022 09:52 AM (4), 05/21/2022 09:54 AM (1), 05/21/2022 09:56 AM (1)
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