Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDVSA-2011:109)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in webmin :

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Webmin 1.540 and earlier
allows local users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a chfn
command that changes the real (aka Full Name) field, related to
useradmin/index.cgi and useradmin/user-lib.pl (CVE-2011-1937).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.550 version which is
not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected webmin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55112 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47558

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1937

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