Critical Cacti Vulnerabilities Addressed in Latest Update


Cacti is a popular open-source platform for monitoring network health and performance. Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Cacti, which have been patched in the latest version 1.2.27. This update is crucial for users relying on Cacti for network performance tracking and issue resolution.

Cacti developers fixed 12 security issues, including two highly severe ones (CVE-2024-25641 & CVE-2024-29895). These vulnerabilities could grant attackers remote code execution, giving them complete control over affected systems.

CVE-2024-25641 (CVSS score: 9.1): This is an arbitrary file write flaw in the “Package Import” feature. It allows authenticated users with the “Import Templates” permission to write malicious PHP code anywhere on the server. By exploiting this flaw, attackers can achieve remote code execution and take control of the server.

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