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[DSA1177] DSA-1177-1 usermin Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1177-1 usermin

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
administration tool.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.110-3.1.
In the upstream distribution this problem is fixed in version 1.220.
We recommend that you upgrade your usermin package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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