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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Webmin / Usermin Arbitrary File Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file using miniserv.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure flaw.
access.

Description :

The remote host is running Webmin or Usermin, web-based interfaces for
Unix / Linux system administrators and end-users.

Webmin and Usermin both come with the Perl script 'miniserv.pl' to
provide basic web services, and the version of 'miniserv.pl' installed
on the remote host contains a logic flaw that permits an
unauthenticated attacker to read arbitrary files on the affected host,
subject to the rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://www.webmin.com/changes-1.290.html
http://www.webmin.com/uchanges-1.220.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Webmin 1.290 / Usermin 1.220 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18744

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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