Gentoo: webmin Unauthorized access vulnerability
Posted by LinuxSecurity.com Team   
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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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200302-12
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          PACKAGE : webmin
          SUMMARY : unauthorized access
             DATE : 2003-02-22 18:48 UTC
          EXPLOIT : remote
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <=1.060
    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  http://www.webmin.com/ 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: 
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=webmin-announce&m=104587858408101&w=2

SOLUTION

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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