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CVE-2023-50250 Cross site scripting

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CVE Information

Original CVE data


Cacti is an open source operational monitoring and fault management framework. A reflection cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in version 1.2.25. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to perform actions on behalf of other users. The vulnerability is found in `templates_import.php.` When uploading an xml template file, if the XML file does not pass the check, the server will give a JavaScript pop-up prompt, which contains unfiltered xml template file name, resulting in XSS. An attacker exploiting this vulnerability could execute actions on behalf of other users. This ability to impersonate users could lead to unauthorized changes to settings. As of time of publication, no patched versions are available.

CVSS v2-
CVSS v36.1
References[email protected]/message/RBEOAFKRARQHTDIYSL723XAFJ2Q6624X/
Affected Vendors

Cacti - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Cross site scripting

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v23.5
CVSS v35.4

Vulnerability weakness type is in the top 25 CWEs according to MITRE. View Mitre Top 25 CWEs


No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity


Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1566.002 - Phishing (Spearphishing Link)
T1566 - Phishing
T1539 - Steal Web Session Cookie
T1190 - Exploit Public-Facing Application
T1189 - Drive-by Compromise
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.7 - Cross Site Scripting

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

WASC-8 - Cross Site Scripting