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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Webmin, Usermin: Multiple vulnerabilities in Usermin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-15
(Webmin, Usermin: Multiple vulnerabilities in Usermin)
There is an input validation bug in the webmail feature of Usermin.
Additionally, the Webmin and Usermin installation scripts write to
/tmp/.webmin without properly checking if it exists first.
The first vulnerability permits a remote attacker to inject arbitrary shell
code in a specially-crafted e-mail. This could lead to remote code
execution with the rights of the user running Webmin or Usermin.
The second could permit local users who know Webmin or Usermin is going to
be installed to have arbitrary files be overwritten by creating a symlink
by the name /tmp/.webmin that points to some target file, e.g. /etc/passwd.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Usermin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-admin/usermin-1.090"
# emerge ">=app-admin/usermin-1.090"
All Webmin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-admin/webmin-1.160"
# emerge ">=app-admin/webmin-1.160"
Network Security Threat Level: Medium
Networks Security ID:
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi
|(4) 16GB 4X4GB PC2-5300 PC2-5300F ECC Server Ram Memory 667MHZ IBM FRU 46C7423
|IBM Power 520 S/N 06ADA32 2x CPU No RAM 3N5014 10N9718 46K7971 44V4404
|IBM 16gb 2x8 Gab PC3L-10600R 1Rx4 DDR3 1333MHz ECC REG Server Memory RAM 47j0136
|8GB DDR2 PC2-5300F ECC FBD Server memory IBM P/N 43X5285 46C7576
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