CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 6, 2023
Updated: Nov 3, 2023


CVE-2023-39511 is a Stored Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability affecting the open source operational monitoring and fault management framework, Cacti. This vulnerability allows an authenticated user to inject malicious JavaScript code into the _cacti_'s database, which can be viewed by administrative _cacti_ accounts and executed in the victim's browser at view-time. The attack occurs through the `reports_admin.php` script, specifically targeting super users with privileges to view the page. To exploit this vulnerability, an adversary needs to configure a malicious device name related to a graph attached to a report. Organizations using affected versions of Cacti should update to the latest version or apply any available patches to remediate this vulnerability. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high, as it could lead to unauthorized access, data manipulation, and compromise of sensitive information within an organization's Cacti environment.

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