Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDKSA-2004:101)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

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 allow an attacker to
create the directory and place dangerous symbolic links inside.

The updated packages are patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected webmin package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14795 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-101.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0559

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