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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Webmin Vendors:   Cameron, Jamie
Webmin Flaws Let Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code and View Arbitrary Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027507
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027507
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-2981, CVE-2012-2982, CVE-2012-2983   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 7 2012
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.580; possibly earlier versions
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Webmin. A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. A remote user can view files on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can send specially crafted data to execute arbitrary Perl commands on the target system [CVE-2012-2981].

A remote authenticated user can exploit a flaw in '/file/show.cgi' to execute arbitrary code as a privileged user on the target system [CVE-2012-2982].

A remote user (or possibly a remote authenticated user) can exploit a flaw in 'edit_html.cgi' to view arbitrary files with root privileges [CVE-2012-2983].

American Information Security Group reported these vulnerabilities via US-CERT (http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/788478).

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can view arbitrary files on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/ed7365064c189b8f136a9f952062249167d1bd9e
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/1f1411fe7404ec3ac03e803cfa7e01515e71a213
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/4cd7bad70e23e4e19be8ccf7b9f245445b2b3b80

Vendor URL:  www.webmin.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 14 2012 (Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) Webmin Flaws Let Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code and View Arbitrary Files
Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris 10.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 07 Sep 2012 21:08:18 +0000
Subject:  Webmin


CVE-2012-2981
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/ed7365064c189b8f136a9f952062249167d1bd9e

CVE-2012-2982
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/1f1411fe7404ec3ac03e803cfa7e01515e71a213

CVE-2012-2983
https://github.com/webmin/webmin/commit/4cd7bad70e23e4e19be8ccf7b9f245445b2b3b80


 
 


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