Intrusion Prevention

Cacti.Remote.Command.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Cacti.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Cacti 0.8.8b and earlier

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://svn.cacti.net/

CVE References

CVE-2014-5261