Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : webmin (MDVSA-2014:062)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73066


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Multiple vulnerabilities was discovered and corrected in webmin :

Multiple XSS, CSRF, and arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities that impact Webmin versions prior to 1.620 (CVE-2012-2981, CVE-2012-2982, CVE-2012-2983, CVE-2012-4893, SA51201).

The 1.680 version fixed security issues that could be exploited by un-trusted Webmin users in the PHP Configuration and Webalizer modules.

The Authen::Libwrap perl module used by Webmin is also being provided.

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 1.680 version which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected perl-Authen-Libwrap and / or webmin packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73066

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-062.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/03/18

Modified: 2015/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Authen-Libwrap, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:webmin, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/17

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Webmin /file/show.cgi Remote Command Execution)

ExploitHub (EH-12-473)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2981, CVE-2012-2982, CVE-2012-2983, CVE-2012-4893

BID: 55446

MDVSA: 2014:062

MGASA: 2013-0125