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Vulnerability of Cacti: Cross Site Scripting of Item Names

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting in Item Names of Cacti, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: Cacti, Debian, openSUSE.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 21/07/2014.
Références of this threat: CVE-2014-5025, CVE-2014-5026, DSA-3007-1, openSUSE-SU-2015:0479-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-15075.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Cacti product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting in Item Names of Cacti, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This computer threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Cacti, Debian, openSUSE.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Cacti: version 0.8.8c.
The version 0.8.8c is fixed:
  http://www.cacti.net/download_cacti.php

Cacti: patch for Item Names.
A patch is available in information sources.

Debian: new cacti packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: cacti 0.8.8a+dfsg-5+deb7u4

openSUSE: new cacti packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 13.1: cacti 0.8.8c-8.1
  openSUSE 13.2: cacti 0.8.8c-4.4.1
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