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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:101: 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-2004:101 (webmin).


A vulnerability in webmin was discovered by Ludwig Nussel. A temporary directory
was used in webmin, however it did not check for the previous owner of the
directory. This could permit a possible hacker to create the directory and place
dangerous symbolic links inside.
The updated packages are patched to prevent this problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:101
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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