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MDKSA-2001:059: webmin Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the webmin package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:059 (webmin).
Recently, Caldera found that when webmin starts a system daemon from the web
frontend it does not clear its environment variables. Since these variables
contain the authorization of the administrator, any daemon would also get these
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:059
Threat Level: High
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