FreeBSD : webmin -- XSS vulnerability (12b7286f-16a2-11dc-b803-0016179b2dd5)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 25472


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

Input passed to unspecified parameters in pam_login.cgi is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25472

File Name: freebsd_pkg_12b7286f16a211dcb8030016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Published: 6/12/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:webmin, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/9/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3156

BID: 24381

CWE: 79

Secunia: 25580