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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4542

Original release date: 09/05/2006
Last revised: 03/09/2011


Webmin before 1.296 and Usermin before 1.226 do not properly handle a URL with a null ("%00") character, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS), read CGI program source code, list directories, and possibly execute programs.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product releases: Webmin, Webmin, 1.296 Usermin, Usermin, 1.226

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3424
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016777
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 28338
External Source: XF
Name: webmin-usermin-source-disclosure(28699)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:170
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 28337
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.lac.co.jp/business/sns/intelligence/SNSadvisory_e/89_e.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://webmin.com/security.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 19820
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1199
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016776
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#99776858
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.4
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.5
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.6
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.7
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.8
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.9
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.91
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.92
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.93
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.94
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.95
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.96
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.97
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.98
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:0.99
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.000
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.010
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.020
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.030
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.040
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.051
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.060
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.070
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.080
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.090
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.100
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.110
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.120
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.130
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.140
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.150
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.210
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.1
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.2
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.21
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.22
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.3
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.31
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.4
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.41
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.42
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.5
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.51
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.6
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.7
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.76
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.77
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.78
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.79
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.80
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.83
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.84
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.85
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.88
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.90
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.91
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.92
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.92.1
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.93
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.94
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.95
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.96
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.97
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.98
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:0.99
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.00
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.10
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.20
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.30
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.40
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.50
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.51
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.60
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.70
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.80
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.0.90
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.00
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.10
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.20
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.21
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.30
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.40
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.1.50
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.20
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.30
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.40
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.50
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.60
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.70
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.80
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.220 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.90 and previous versions

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)