#VU31874 SQL injection


Published: 2021-04-30 | Updated: 2021-06-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU31874

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-14295

CWE-ID: CWE-89

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Cacti
Web applications / Other software

Vendor: The Cacti Group, Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data passed via the filter parameter to color.php script.  A remote authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cacti: 1.2.0, 1.2.0 -, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.2.4, 1.2.5, 1.2.6, 1.2.7, 1.2.8, 1.2.9, 1.2.10, 1.2.11, 1.2.12

CPE

External links
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-07/msg00067.html
https://github.com/Cacti/cacti/issues/3622
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/W64CIB6L4HZRVQSWKPDDKXJO4J2XTOXD/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZKM5G3YNSZDHDZMPCMAHG5B5M2V4XYSE/
https://github.com/Cacti/cacti/blob/release/1.2.13/CHANGELOG


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.


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