CVE-2017-15646

MEDIUM

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.

References

http://www.webmin.com/changes.html

http://www.webmin.com/security.html

https://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/3430

https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/0c58892732ee7610a7abba5507614366d382c9c9

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-19

Updated: 2017-11-08

Type: CWE-79

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Impact Score: 2.7

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM