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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      Last Modified:  10/19/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15646
Original release date:
10/19/2017
Last revised:
11/08/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.1 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
2.7
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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

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

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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