Cross-site scripting in Cacti



Published: 2019-04-09 | Updated: 2019-09-24
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-11025
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Cacti
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Vendor The Cacti Group, Inc.

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-11025

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists in "clearFilter()" in "utilities.php" due to no escaping occurs before printing out the value of the SNMP community string (SNMP Options) in the View poller cache. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cacti: 0.5, 0.6, 0.6.1, 0.6.2, 0.6.3, 0.6.4, 0.6.5, 0.6.6, 0.6.7, 0.6.8, 0.6.8a, 0.8, 0.8.1, 0.8.2, 0.8.2a, 0.8.3, 0.8.3a, 0.8.4, 0.8.5, 0.8.5a, 0.8.6, 0.8.6a, 0.8.6b, 0.8.6c, 0.8.6d, 0.8.6e, 0.8.6f, 0.8.6g, 0.8.6h, 0.8.6i, 0.8.6j, 0.8.6k, 0.8.7, 0.8.7a, 0.8.7b, 0.8.7c, 0.8.7d, 0.8.7e, 0.8.7f, 0.8.7g, 0.8.7h, 0.8.7i, 0.8.8, 0.8.8a, 0.8.8c, 0.8.8d, 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.1.6, 1.1.7, 1.1.8, 1.1.9, 1.1.10, 1.1.11, 1.1.12, 1.1.13, 1.1.14, 1.1.15, 1.1.16, 1.1.17, 1.1.18, 1.1.19, 1.1.20, 1.1.21, 1.1.22, 1.1.23, 1.1.24, 1.1.25, 1.1.26, 1.1.27, 1.1.28, 1.1.29, 1.1.30, 1.1.31, 1.1.32, 1.1.33, 1.1.34, 1.1.35, 1.1.36, 1.1.37, 1.1.38, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2

CPE External links

https://github.com/Cacti/cacti/compare/6ea486a...99995bb
https://github.com/Cacti/cacti/issues/2581

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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