[USN-6720-1] Cacti vulnerability

Nick Galanis nick.galanis at canonical.com
Tue Apr 2 14:48:53 UTC 2024

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6720-1
April 02, 2024

cacti vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)


Cacti could be made to crash if it received specially crafted

Software Description:
- cacti: web interface for graphing of monitoring systems


Kentaro Kawane discovered that Cacti incorrectly handled user provided
input sent through request parameters to the graph_view.php script.
A remote authenticated attacker could use this issue to perform
SQL injection attacks.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
   cacti                           1.2.19+ds1-2ubuntu1+esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


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