Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDKSA-2001:016)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Previous versions of webmin would create temporary files insecurely on
several occasions. This could be exploited by a local attacker to
overwrite or create arbitrary files and possibly gain root privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected webmin package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61890 ()

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