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MDKSA-2002:033: 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-2002:033 (webmin).

A vulnerability exists in all versions of Webmin prior to 0.970 that permits a
remote attacker to login to Webmin as any user. All users of Webmin are
encouraged to upgrade immediately.
Users of Mandrake Linux 8.0 and earlier will need to install some additional
perl modules for this new version of webmin to work correctly.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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