Webmin/Usermin NULL Character Unspecified XSS

2006-09-01T04:19:07
ID OSVDB:28338
Type osvdb
Reporter Keigo Yamazaki()
Modified 2006-09-01T04:19:07

Description

Vulnerability Description

Webmin/Usermin contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not sanitize input passed in a NULL character. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.296 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Webmin/Usermin contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack. This flaw exists because the application does not sanitize input passed in a NULL character. This could allow a user to create a specially crafted URL that would execute arbitrary code in a user's browser within the trust relationship between the browser and the server, leading to a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.webmin.com/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:22556 Secunia Advisory ID:22114 Secunia Advisory ID:21690 Secunia Advisory ID:22087 Related OSVDB ID: 28337 Other Advisory URL: http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1199 Other Advisory URL: http://www.lac.co.jp/business/sns/intelligence/SNSadvisory/89.html Other Advisory URL: http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2399776858/index.html Keyword: SNS Advisory No.89 CVE-2006-4542