Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDKSA-2001:059)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Recently, Caldera found that when webmin starts a system daemon from
the web frontend it does not clear its environment variables. Since
these variables contain the authorization of the administrator, any
daemon would also get these variables.

Solution :

Update the affected webmin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13875 (mandrake_MDKSA-2001-059.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1074

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