VDB-82341 · CVE-2016-2313 · Qualys 168513

Cacti up to 0.8.8 auth_login.php access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Cacti up to 0.8.8 (Log Management Software). This affects an unknown function of the file auth_login.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

auth_login.php in Cacti before 0.8.8g allows remote authenticated users who use web authentication to bypass intended access restrictions by logging in as a user not in the cacti database.

The weakness was released 04/13/2016 (Website). The advisory is shared at security.gentoo.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-2313 since 02/09/2016. 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 T1068 for this issue.

By approaching the search of inurl:auth_login.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 89063 (FreeBSD : cacti -- multiple vulnerabilities (db3301be-e01c-11e5-b2bd-002590263bf5)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 168513 (OpenSuSE Security Update for cacti (openSUSE-SU-2016:0437-1)).

Upgrading to version 0.8.8g eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (89063). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at VDB-79845.






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 89063
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : cacti -- multiple vulnerabilities (db3301be-e01c-11e5-b2bd-002590263bf5)
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OpenVAS ID: 103365
OpenVAS Name: Cacti Multiple SQL Injection And Security Bypass Vulnerabilities-01 Apr16 (Windows)
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Upgrade: Cacti 0.8.8g


02/09/2016 🔍
03/01/2016 +21 days 🔍
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04/13/2016 +42 days 🔍
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04/14/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/24/2022 +2292 days 🔍


Advisory: security.gentoo.org
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CVE: CVE-2016-2313 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037745

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Created: 04/14/2016 10:00 AM
Updated: 07/24/2022 01:43 PM
Changes: 04/14/2016 10:00 AM (50), 10/06/2018 11:18 AM (24), 07/24/2022 01:43 PM (4)
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