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MDKSA-2004:074: 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-2004:074 (webmin).
Unknown vulnerability in Webmin 1.140 allows remote attackers to bypass access
control rules and gain read access to configuration information for a module.
The account lockout functionality in Webmin 1.140 does not parse certain
character strings, which allows remote attackers to conduct a brute force attack
to guess user IDs and passwords. (CVE-2004-0583)
The updated packages are patched to correct the problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:074
Threat Level: High
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