Webmin 'miniserv.pl' Base-64 String Metacharacter Handling Session Spoofing

critical Nessus Plugin ID 11279


The remote service is vulnerable to a session spoofing attack.


The remote server is running a version of Webmin that is vulnerable to a Session ID spoofing attack. An attacker could use this flaw to log in as admin on this host, and gain full control of the system.


Upgrade to version 1.070 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11279

File Name: webmin_session_id.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2/28/2003

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:webmin:webmin

Required KB Items: www/webmin

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 2/20/2003

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2003

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0101

BID: 6915