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[DSA1177] DSA-1177-1 usermin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1177-1 usermin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Hendrik Weimer discovered that it is possible for a normal user to
disable the login shell of the root account via usermin, a web-based
administration tool.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.110-3.1.
In the upstream distribution this problem is fixed in version 1.220.
We recommend that you upgrade your usermin package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1177
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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