Cacti RCE Vulnerability (Linux)

Published: 2017-11-08 07:28:48
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
lib/rrd.php in Cacti 1.1.27 allows remote authenticated administrators to execute arbitrary OS commands via the path_rrdtool parameter in an action=save request to settings.php.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Affected Versions:
Cacti version 1.1.27.

Recommendations:
Update to version 1.1.28 or later.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-16641

References:

https://github.com/Cacti/cacti/issues/1057

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.0

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