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[GLSA-200406-12] Webmin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Webmin: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-12
(Webmin: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Webmin contains two security vulnerabilities. One permits any user to view
the configuration of any module and the other could permit a possible hacker to
lock out a valid user by sending an invalid username and password.

Impact

An authenticated user could use these vulnerabilities to view the
configuration of any module thus potentially obtaining important knowledge
about configuration settings. Furthermore a possible hacker could lock out
legitimate users by sending invalid login information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10474
http://www.webmin.com/changes-1.150.html


Solution:
All Webmin users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-admin/app-admin/webmin-1.150"
# emerge ">=app-admin/app-admin/webmin-1.150"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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