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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Webmin Vendors:   Cameron, Jamie
Webmin URL Parameter Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018731
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5066   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 20 2008
Original Entry Date:  Sep 24 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.370
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Webmin, affecting Windows-based systems. A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can send specially crafted URL parameters to execute arbitrary Windows commands on the target system. The commands will run with the privileges of the target web service.

Only Windows-based platforms are affected.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.370).

The Webmin advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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