VDB-75968 · CVE-2015-2665 · BID 75108

Cacti up to 0.8.8c cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Cacti up to 0.8.8c (Log Management Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Cacti before 0.8.8d allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was presented 06/17/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at fortiguard.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-2665 since 03/20/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84373 (Debian DSA-3295-1 : cacti - security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 276081 (Fedora Security Update for cacti (FEDORA-2016-852a39e085)).

Upgrading to version 0.8.8d eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84373).






CPE 2.3info

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84373
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3295-1 : cacti - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703295
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3295-1 (cacti - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Cacti 0.8.8d


03/20/2015 🔍
06/09/2015 +81 days 🔍
06/17/2015 +8 days 🔍
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06/18/2015 +1 days 🔍
06/25/2015 +7 days 🔍
07/27/2015 +32 days 🔍
05/21/2022 +2490 days 🔍


Advisory: FEDORA-2016-4a5ce6a6c0
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CVE: CVE-2015-2665 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1032672
Vulnerability Center: 51609 - Cacti before 0.8.8d Remote XSS Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 75108 - Cacti CVE-2015-4342 SQL Injection Vulnerability


Created: 06/18/2015 10:01 AM
Updated: 05/21/2022 09:18 AM
Changes: 06/18/2015 10:01 AM (61), 08/03/2017 03:19 AM (11), 05/21/2022 09:14 AM (4), 05/21/2022 09:18 AM (1)
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