Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Name CVE-2017-15646 First vendor Publication 2017-10-19
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-11-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Overall CVSS Score 6.1
Base Score 6.1 Environmental Score 6.1
impact SubScore 2.7 Temporal Score 6.1
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Changed Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low Availability Impact None
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Webmin before 1.860 has XSS with resultant remote code execution. Under the 'Others/File Manager' menu, there is a 'Download from remote URL' option to download a file from a remote server. After setting up a malicious server, one can wait for a file download request and then send an XSS payload that will lead to Remote Code Execution, as demonstrated by an OS command in the value attribute of a name='cmd' input element.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-15646

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 141

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
MISC http://www.webmin.com/changes.html

Alert History

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Date Informations
2021-05-05 01:24:53
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2021-05-04 12:58:29
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2021-04-22 02:11:35
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2020-05-23 02:04:03
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2020-05-23 00:57:32
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2019-04-04 12:08:07
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2017-11-09 01:00:37
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2017-10-20 05:22:13
  • First insertion