DescriptionCacti is an open source operational monitoring and fault management framework. The fix applied for CVE-2023-39515 in version 1.2.25 is incomplete as it enables an adversary to have a victim browser execute malicious code when a victim user hovers their mouse over the malicious data source path in `data_debug.php`. To perform the cross-site scripting attack, the adversary needs to be an authorized cacti user with the following permissions: `General Administration>Sites/Devices/Data`. The victim of this attack could be any account with permissions to view `http://<HOST>/cacti/data_debug.php`. As of time of publication, no complete fix has been included in Cacti.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cacti (PTS)buster1.2.2+ds1-2+deb10u4vulnerable
buster (security)1.2.2+ds1-2+deb10u5vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye1.2.16+ds1-2+deb11u2vulnerable
bookworm, bookworm (security)1.2.24+ds1-1+deb12u1vulnerable
sid, trixie1.2.26+ds1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Caused by an incomplete fix for CVE-2023-39515 (CVE-2023-39515) (release/1.2.26) (release/1.2.26) (release/1.2.26) (1.2.x)

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