Cacti vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Cacti is a web application that graphs stored data collected from network devices. Cacti contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79) due to a flaw in processing parameters in graph_view.php.

Gaku Mochizuki of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.3 (Medium) [NVD Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

The Cacti Group
  • Cacti 0.8.7e and earlier


If a user views a malicious page while logged in, an arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.

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According to the developer, this issue was addressed in 0.8.7f released in 2010.
Vendor Information

The Cacti Group
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [NVD Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2009-4032

  1. JVN : JVN#09758120
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2009-4032
Revision History

  • [2015/07/09]
      Web page was published