CVE-2019-15642 Detail

Current Description

rpc.cgi in Webmin through 1.920 allows authenticated Remote Code Execution via a crafted object name because unserialise_variable makes an eval call. NOTE: the Webmin_Servers_Index documentation states "RPC can be used to run any command or modify any file on a server, which is why access to it must not be granted to un-trusted Webmin users."


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://doxfer.webmin.com/Webmin/Webmin_Servers_Index Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/blob/ab5e00e41ea1ecc1e24b8f8693f3495a0abb1aed/rpc.cgi#L26-L37 Patch 
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/df8a43fb4bdc9c858874f72773bcba597ae9432c Patch 
https://www.calypt.com/blog/index.php/authenticated-rce-on-webmin/ Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-15642
NVD Published Date:
08/26/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/04/2019
Source:
MITRE