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Gentoo: webmin Unauthorized access vulnerability Print E-mail
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Gentoo Due to a remotely exploitable security hole being discovered thateffects all previous Webmin releases, version 1.070 is now availablefor download

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          PACKAGE : webmin
          SUMMARY : unauthorized access
             DATE : 2003-02-22 18:48 UTC
          EXPLOIT : remote
    FIXED VERSION : 1.070

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From announcement:

"Due to a remotely exploitable security hole being discovered that
effects all previous Webmin releases, version 1.070 is now available
for download from and mirror sites. This
problem was reported by Cintia M. Imanishi, but fortunately there
have been no known malicious exploits of it yet. However, all users
should upgrade to 1.070 as soon as possible."

Read the full announcement at:


It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-admin/webmin upgrade to webmin-1.070 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge -u webmin
emerge clean

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