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CVE-2017-15646 Detail

Current Description

Webmin before 1.860 has XSS with resultant remote code execution. Under the 'Others/File Manager' menu, there is a 'Download from remote URL' option to download a file from a remote server. After setting up a malicious server, one can wait for a file download request and then send an XSS payload that will lead to Remote Code Execution, as demonstrated by an OS command in the value attribute of a name='cmd' input element.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/19/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.1 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.webmin.com/changes.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.webmin.com/security.html Vendor Advisory
https://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/3430 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/0c58892732ee7610a7abba5507614366d382c9c9 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:webmin:webmin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.850

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15646
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2017