Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDKSA-2006:170-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Webmin before 1.296 and Usermin before 1.226 does not properly handle
a URL with a null ('%00') character, which allows remote attackers to
conduct cross-site scripting (XSS), read CGI program source code, list
directories, and possibly execute programs.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Update :

Packages are now available for Mandriva Linux 2007.

Solution :

Update the affected webmin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24556 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-170.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4542

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