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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   Cacti Vendors:   RaXnet
Cacti Bug in 'auth_login.php' Remote Authenticated Users Bypass Access Controls on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037745
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037745
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2313   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 31 2017
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cacti. A remote authenticated user can bypass access controls on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can supply a username value that is not in the cacti user database to fill the log with database error messages and gain access to arbitrary pages on the target system, including user administration pages.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can bypass access controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.0.0).

[Editor's note: This vulnerability was originally corrected in version 0.8.8g]

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://www.cacti.net/release_notes_1_0_0.php

Vendor URL:  www.cacti.net/release_notes_1_0_0.php (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Exception handling error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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