CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 31, 2023
Updated: Aug 4, 2023


CVE-2023-38311 is a vulnerability found in Webmin 2.021, affecting the System Logs Viewer functionality. This vulnerability is a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) issue, allowing an attacker to store a malicious payload in the configuration field. When the configuration is saved or when the System Logs Viewer page is accessed, the payload is executed. The NVD rates this vulnerability as medium severity, with a base score of 5.4 and an impact score of 2.7. The exploitability score is 2.3, and it requires low privileges and user interaction. The attack vector is through the network, with low integrity and confidentiality impact. Remediation of this vulnerability should involve updating Webmin to a version that addresses this issue to prevent potential harm to organizations using the affected product.


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