GLSA-200608-11 : Webmin, Usermin: File Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-11
(Webmin, Usermin: File Disclosure)

A vulnerability in both Webmin and Usermin has been discovered by Kenny
Chen, wherein simplify_path is called before the HTML is decoded.

Impact :

A non-authenticated user can read any file on the server using a
specially crafted URL.

Workaround :

For a temporary workaround, IP Access Control can be setup on Webmin
and Usermin.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-11.xml

Solution :

All Webmin users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot '>=app-admin/webmin-1.290'
All Usermin users should update to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot '>=app-admin/usermin-1.220'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22169 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-11.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3392