[SA21690] Webmin / Usermin Cross-Site Scripting and Source Code Disclosure

2006-09-01T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:14118
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-09-01T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Webmin / Usermin Cross-Site Scripting and Source Code Disclosure

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA21690

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21690/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Cross Site Scripting, Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Webmin 1.x http://secunia.com/product/1115/ Usermin 1.x http://secunia.com/product/3586/

DESCRIPTION: Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Webmin and Usermin, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and disclose potentially sensitive information.

1) Some unspecified input passed via the URL isn't properly verified before being used. This can be exploited to disclose the source code of arbitrary CGI and Perl programs.

2) Some unspecified input passed via the URL isn't 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.

The vulnerabilities have been reported in the following versions: * Webmin versions prior to 1.296. * Usermin versions prior to 1.226.

SOLUTION: Webmin: The vulnerabilities have been fixed in the 1.296 development version.

Usermin: The vulnerabilities have been fixed in the 1.226 development version.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits Keigo Yamazaki, Little eArth Corporation.


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