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[DSA526] DSA-526-1 webmin Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in webmin:
CVE-2004-0582: Unknown vulnerability in Webmin 1.140 allows remote
attackers to bypass access control rules and gain read access to
configuration information for a module.
CVE-2004-0583: The account lockout functionality in (1) Webmin 1.140
and (2) Usermin 1.070 does not parse certain character strings, which
allows remote attackers to conduct a brute force attack to guess user
IDs and passwords.
For the current stable distribution (woody), these problems have been
fixed in version 0.94-7woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you update your webmin package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-526
Threat Level: High
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