Cacti < 0.8.8c Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 81603


The remote web server is running a PHP application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its self-reported version number, the Cacti application running on the remote web server is prior to version 0.8.8c. It is, therefore, potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities exist in the 'step' parameter to 'install/index.php' and the 'id' parameter in 'cacti/host.php'. (CVE-2013-5588)

- A SQL injection vulnerability in the 'id' parameter to 'cacti/host.php' could allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary SQL commands. (CVE-2013-5589)

- An XSS vulnerability exists via unspecified vectors to 'cdef.php'. (CVE-2014-2326)

- A XSRF vulnerability exists that allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of users for unspecified commands. (CVE-2014-2327)

- A flaw exists in 'lib/graph_export.php' that allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in unspecified vectors.

- Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities exist in 'graph_xport.php' which allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary SQL commands. (CVE-2014-2708)

- Improper escaping of shell metacharacters in unspecified parameters allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands. (CVE-2014-2709)

- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities exist that allow attackers to inject arbitrary script data using the 'drp_action', 'graph_template_input_id', and 'graph_template_id' parameters to various PHP scripts. (CVE-2014-4002)

- A XSS vulnerability exists in 'data_sources.php' which allows a remote, authenticated user with console access to inject arbitrary script data via the 'name_cache' parameter in a ds_edit action. (CVE-2014-5025)

- Multiple XSS vulnerabilities exists that allow attackers to inject arbitrary script data via 'Graph Tree Title', 'CDEF Name', 'Data Input Method Name', 'Host Templates Name', 'Data Source Title', 'Graph Title', or 'Graph Template Name' when carried out under delete, edit, or duplicate actions. (CVE-2014-5026)


Upgrade to Cacti 0.8.8c or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81603

File Name: cacti_088c.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 3/3/2015

Updated: 6/5/2024

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode, Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Enable CGI Scanning: true

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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/PHP, Settings/ParanoidReport, installed_sw/cacti

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/23/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5588, CVE-2013-5589, CVE-2014-2326, CVE-2014-2327, CVE-2014-2328, CVE-2014-2708, CVE-2014-2709, CVE-2014-4002, CVE-2014-5025, CVE-2014-5026

BID: 62001, 62005, 66387, 66390, 66392, 66555, 66630, 68257, 68759