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 settings.php.

Daiki Fukumori of Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. and Masako Ohno 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 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

The Cacti Group
  • Cacti 0.8.8c 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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Vendor Information

The Cacti Group
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2015-2967

  1. JVN : JVN#78187936
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2015-2967
Revision History

  • [2015/07/09]
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