Cacti utilities.php cross-site scripting

cacti-utilities-xss (61226) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Cacti is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the utilities.php script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the filter parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Cacti (0.8.7g or later), available from the Cacti Web site. Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Cacti Web site: Index of /downloads.
  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 459105: (CVE-2010-2544) CVE-2010-2544 cacti: XSS in utilities.php log file viewer search pattern.
  • RHSA-2010:0635-1: Red Hat High Performance Computing (HPC) Solution 5.5.
  • BID-42575: Cacti Cross Site Scripting and HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-2544: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in utilities.php in Cacti before 0.8.7g, as used in Red Hat High Performance Computing (HPC) Solution and other products, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the filter parameter.
  • MDVSA-2010:160: cacti
  • OSVDB ID: 67412: Cacti on Red Hat High Performance Computing (HPC) utilities.php filter Parameter XSS
  • SA41041: Red Hat High Performance Computing (HPC) Solution Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Cacti Cacti 0.6.7
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.1
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.2
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.2a
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.3
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.3a
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.4
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.5
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.5a
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6 prior 0.8.6k
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6a
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6b
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6c
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6d
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6e
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6f
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6g
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6h
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6i
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6j
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.6k
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.7
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.7a
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.7b
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.7c
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.7d
  • Cacti Cacti 0.8.7e
  • Cacti Cacti prior to 0.8.6e
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5
  • Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 X86_64

Reported:

Aug 19, 2010

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