Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Name MDVSA-2014:062 First vendor Publication 2014-03-17
Vendor Mandriva Last vendor Modification 2014-03-17
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities was discovered and corrected in webmin:

Multiple XSS, CSRF, and arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities that impact Webmin versions prior to 1.620 (CVE-2012-2981, CVE-2012-2982, CVE-2012-2983, CVE-2012-4893, SA51201).

The 1.680 version fixed security issues that could be exploited by un-trusted Webmin users in the PHP Configuration and Webalizer modules.

The Authen::Libwrap perl module used by Webmin is also being provided.

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.680 version which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Original Source

Url : http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:062

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
33 % CWE-352 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE/SANS Top 25)
33 % CWE-287 Improper Authentication
33 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 41

SAINT Exploits

Description Link
Webmin show.cgi Open Function Call Command Execution More info here

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2019-10-17 Webmin show.cgi arbitrary command injection attempt
RuleID : 51538 - Revision : 1 - Type : SERVER-WEBAPP
2014-01-10 Webmin show.cgi arbitrary command injection attempt
RuleID : 24628 - Revision : 6 - Type : SERVER-WEBAPP

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-03-18 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-062.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2014-03-19 13:21:31
  • Multiple Updates
2014-03-17 17:18:31
  • First insertion