Webmin <= 1.540 Cross Site Scripting

medium Nessus Plugin ID 108554

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability.

Description

According to its self-reported version, the Webmin install hosted on the remote host is 1.540 or lower. It is, therefore, affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability via a chfn command.

Solution

Upgrade to Webmin 1.550 or later.

See Also

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47558

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108554

File Name: webmin_1_550.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Published: 3/22/2018

Updated: 11/8/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:webmin:webmin

Required KB Items: www/webmin, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/26/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1937

BID: 47558