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MDKSA-2003:025: 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-2003:025 (webmin).

A vulnerability was discovered in webmin by Cintia M. Imanishi, in the program, which is the core server of webmin. This vulnerability
allows a possible hacker to spoof a session ID by including special metacharacters in
the BASE64 encoding string used during the authentication process. This could
allow a possible hacker to gain full administrative access to webmin.
MandrakeSoft encourages all users to upgrade immediately.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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