CVE-2017-16661

NameCVE-2017-16661
DescriptionCacti 1.1.27 allows remote authenticated administrators to read arbitrary files by placing the Log Path into a private directory, and then making a clog.php?filename= request, as demonstrated by filename=passwd (with a Log Path under /etc) to read /etc/passwd.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cacti (PTS)jessie0.8.8b+dfsg-8+deb8u6fixed
jessie (security)0.8.8b+dfsg-8+deb8u9fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.8.8h+ds1-10+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)1.2.2+ds1-2+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid1.2.12+ds1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cactisource(unstable)1.1.27+ds1-3
cactisourcejessie(not affected)
cactisourcestretch(not affected)
cactisourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - cacti <not-affected> (Vulnerable code does not exist)
[jessie] - cacti <not-affected> (Vulnerable code does not exist)
[wheezy] - cacti <not-affected> (Vulnerable code does not exist)
https://github.com/Cacti/cacti/issues/1066
affected code was introduced in the 1.x release

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