Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDKSA-2005:176)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description : in Webmin 1.220, when 'full PAM conversations' is enabled,
allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by spoofing session
IDs via certain metacharacters (line feed or carriage return).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issues.

Solution :

Update the affected webmin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20429 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-176.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3042

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