CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 31, 2023
Updated: Aug 4, 2023


CVE-2023-38305 is a vulnerability that affects Webmin 2.021. It allows an attacker to exploit a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability through the download functionality. By providing a crafted download path with a malicious payload, the attacker can inject arbitrary code, which will be executed within the victim's browser when the download link is accessed. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 6.1 according to NVD@NIST. The impact of this vulnerability is classified as low for both integrity and confidentiality, and it requires user interaction to be exploited. The attack vector is through the network, and no privileges are required. Remediation for this vulnerability would involve updating to a version of Webmin that addresses this issue.


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