Webmin 1.890 Backdoor privilege escalation – Digitalmunition

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Published on August 20th, 2019 📆 | 7935 Views ⚑


Webmin 1.890 Backdoor privilege escalation

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Webmin 1.890 (Software Management Software). This affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Backdoor). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-507. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 08/20/2019. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-15231 since 08/19/2019. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/20/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation / Backdoor (CWE-507)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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08/19/2019 CVE assigned
08/20/2019 +1 days Advisory disclosed
08/20/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/20/2019 +0 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2019-15231 (🔒)Created: 08/20/2019 09:13 AM
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