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[GLSA-200608-11] Webmin, Usermin: File Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Webmin, Usermin: File Disclosure

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-11
(Webmin, Usermin: File Disclosure)


A vulnerability in both Webmin and Usermin has been discovered by Kenny
Chen, wherein simplify_path is called before the HTML is decoded.

Impact

A non-authenticated user can read any file on the server using a
specially crafted URL.

Workaround

For a temporary workaround, IP Access Control can be setup on Webmin
and Usermin.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3392


Solution:
All Webmin users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot ">=app-admin/webmin-1.290"
All Usermin users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot ">=app-admin/usermin-1.220"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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