Cacti Local File Inclusion Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 18546


The remote web server is running a PHP application that is affected by a local file inclusion vulnerability.


The Cacti application running on the remote web server is affected by a local file inclusion vulnerability due to improperly validating user-supplied input to the 'config[include_path]' parameter in 'config_settings.php'. A remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary PHP code.


Upgrade to Cacti 0.8.6e or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18546

File Name: cacti_086e.nasl

Version: 1.32

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 6/22/2005

Updated: 6/5/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Enable CGI Scanning: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cacti:cacti

Required KB Items: www/cacti

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/22/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/22/2005

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Cacti graph_view.php Remote Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1524, CVE-2005-1525, CVE-2005-1526

BID: 14027, 14028, 14030, 14042, 14128, 14129