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MDKSA-2001:059: webmin

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the webmin package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:059 (webmin).


Recently, Caldera found that when webmin starts a system daemon from the web
frontend it does not clear its environment variables. Since these variables
contain the authorization of the administrator, any daemon would also get these
variables.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:059
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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