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[DSA1177] DSA-1177-1 usermin Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Hendrik Weimer discovered that it is possible for a normal user to
disable the login shell of the root account via usermin, a web-based
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
In the upstream distribution this problem is fixed in version 1.220.
We recommend that you upgrade your usermin package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1177
Threat Level: High
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