CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 5, 2023
Updated: Nov 3, 2023
CWE ID 306


CVE-2023-31132 is a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting the Cacti open source operational monitoring and fault management framework. This vulnerability allows a low-privileged OS user with access to a Windows host where Cacti is installed to create arbitrary PHP files in a web document directory and execute them under the security context of SYSTEM. Upgrading to version 1.2.25 of Cacti is recommended as a remediation measure, as there are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, as it allows an attacker to escalate their privileges from a normal user account to SYSTEM, potentially compromising the entire system.


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