Bug 2237576 (CVE-2023-39512) - CVE-2023-39512 Cacti: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability with Device Name when managing Data Sources
Summary: CVE-2023-39512 Cacti: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability with Device Name whe...
Alias: CVE-2023-39512
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2237577 2242048
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Reported: 2023-09-06 05:01 UTC by Avinash Hanwate
Modified: 2023-10-04 04:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2023-10-04 04:31:33 UTC

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Description Avinash Hanwate 2023-09-06 05:01:40 UTC
Cacti is an open source operational monitoring and fault management framework. Affected versions are subject to a Stored Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability which allows an authenticated user to poison data stored in the _cacti_'s database. These data will be viewed by administrative _cacti_ accounts and execute JavaScript code in the victim's browser at view-time. The script under `data_sources.php` displays the data source management information (e.g. data source path, polling configuration, device name related to the datasource etc.) for different data visualizations of the _cacti_ app. _CENSUS_ found that an adversary that is able to configure a malicious device name, can deploy a stored XSS attack against any user of the same (or broader) privileges. A user that possesses the _General Administration>Sites/Devices/Data_ permissions can configure the device names in _cacti_. This configuration occurs through `http://<HOST>/cacti/host.php`, while the rendered malicious payload is exhibited at `http://<HOST>/cacti/data_sources.php`. This vulnerability has been addressed in version 1.2.25. Users are advised to upgrade. Users unable to update should manually filter HTML output.


Comment 1 Avinash Hanwate 2023-09-06 05:02:00 UTC
Created cacti tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2237577]

Comment 2 Carl George 🤠 2023-10-04 04:31:08 UTC
Affects: epel-all [ bug 2242048 ]

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