CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 31, 2023
Updated: Aug 4, 2023


CVE-2023-38309 is a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability discovered in Webmin 2.021. The vulnerability affects the package search functionality, allowing an attacker to inject malicious code in the "Search for Package" field. This code is then reflected back in the application's response and can execute arbitrary JavaScript code in the victim's browser. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a CVSS score of 6.1. No privileges are required to exploit this vulnerability, but user interaction is required. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is low, and there is no availability impact. The affected product is Webmin version 2.021, and the CVE ID name is CVE-2023-38309.


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