Debian Security Advisory DSA 526-1 (webmin)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:45:44
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20526-1

Technical Details:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in webmin: CVE-2004-0582: Unknown vulnerability in Webmin 1.140 allows remote attackers to bypass access control rules and gain read access to configuration information for a module. CVE-2004-0583: The account lockout functionality in (1) Webmin 1.140 and (2) Usermin 1.070 does not parse certain character strings, which allows remote attackers to conduct a brute force attack to guess user IDs and passwords. For the current stable distribution (woody), these problems have been fixed in version 0.94-7woody2. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1.150-1. We recommend that you update your webmin Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to webmin announced via advisory DSA 526-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0582
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0583

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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