Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDVSA-2011:109)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55112
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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).
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The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.550 version which is not vulnerable to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected webmin package.