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CVE-2005-3912 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in miniserv.pl Perl web server in Webmin before 1.250 and Usermin before 1.180, with syslog logging enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the username parameter to the login form, which is ultimately used in a syslog call. NOTE: the code execution might be associated with an issue in Perl.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.immunitysec.com/pipermail/dailydave/2005-November/002685.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1199 Third Party Advisory
http://www.dyadsecurity.com/webmin-0001.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200512-02.xml Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:223 Third Party Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_30_sr.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/418093/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2660 Third Party Advisory
http://www.webmin.com/changes-1.250.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.webmin.com/security.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.webmin.com/uchanges-1.180.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:webmin:webmin
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From (including)
1.100
Up to (excluding)
1.180
 cpe:/a:webmin:webmin
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From (including)
1.200
Up to (excluding)
1.250

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3912
NVD Published Date:
11/30/2005
NVD Last Modified:
04/03/2019