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Debian: New cacti packages fix multiple vulnerabilities

It was discovered that Cacti, a systems and services monitoring frontend, performed insufficient input sanitising, leading to cross site scripting and SQL injection being possible. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1569-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
May 05, 2008                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : cacti
Vulnerability  : insufficient input sanitising
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-0783 CVE-2008-0785

It was discovered that Cacti, a systems and services monitoring frontend,
performed insufficient input sanitising, leading to cross site scripting
and SQL injection being possible.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6i-3.3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.7b-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 GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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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-3.3.diff.gz
   Size/MD5 checksum:    36683 4b795036336167be4bf6cd2ef2987114
 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.3.dsc
   Size/MD5 checksum:      873 74f26b805c7cf676f573000b50230179

Architecture independent packages:

 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/c/cacti/cacti_0.8.6i-3.3_all.deb
   Size/MD5 checksum:   959394 a9d1a594ff7d2386b28296a2c8909cd5


 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 ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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