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[DSA544] DSA-544-1 webmin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-544-1 webmin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Ludwig Nussel discovered a problem in webmin, a web-based
administration toolkit. A temporary directory was used but without
checking for the previous owner. This could permit a possible hacker to
create the directory and place dangerous symbolic links inside.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.94-7woody3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.160-1 of webmin and 1.090-1 of usermin.
We recommend that you upgrade your webmin packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-544
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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