Vulnerability Note VU#381692
Webmin contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability
Original Release date: 14 Mar 2014 | Last revised: 14 Mar 2014

Overview
Webmin 1.670, and possibly earlier versions, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description
CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation (‘Cross-site Scripting’)
Webmin 1.670, and possibly earlier versions, contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the "search" parameter of the view.cgi page.

Impact
A remote attacker that is able to trick a user in to visiting a specially crafted URL may be able to conduct a cross-site scripting attack. This attack may result in information leakage, privilege escalation, and/or denial of service.

Solution
Apply an Update

Webmin 1.680 addresses this vulnerability.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate UpdatedWebminAffected28 Feb 201414 Mar 2014If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group
Score
Vector

Base
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal
3.4
E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Environmental
2.5
CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

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

Credit

Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.

Other Information

CVE IDs:
CVE-2014-0339

Date Public:
14 Mar 2014

Date First Published:
14 Mar 2014

Date Last Updated:
14 Mar 2014

Document Revision:
6

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