DescriptionCacti 1.1.38 allows authenticated users with User Management permissions to inject arbitrary web script or HTML in the "new_username" field during creation of a new user via "Copy" method at user_admin.php.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cacti (PTS)buster1.2.2+ds1-2+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)1.2.2+ds1-2+deb10u5fixed
bullseye, bullseye (security)1.2.16+ds1-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid1.2.24+ds1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

overlap with CVE-2020-7106 (registered earlier, but issue above is from 2018) which refactors user_admin.php XSS protection
input (not output) validation not addressed, malicious username still can be created after fix

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