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MDKSA-2005:176 - Updated webmin package fixes authentication bypass vulnerability
From: Mandriva Security Team <security () mandriva com>
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 15:52:56 -0600

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                Mandriva Linux Security Update Advisory
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 Package name:           webmin
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2005:176
 Date:                   October 7th, 2005

 Affected versions:      2006.0
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 Problem Description:

 Miniserv.pl in Webmin 1.220, when "full PAM conversations" is enabled,
 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by spoofing session
 IDs via certain metacharacters (line feed or carriage return).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issues.
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 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-3042
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 Updated Packages:
  
 Mandrivalinux 2006.0:
 a848ccbf6344438775ec1304879aef4d  2006.0/RPMS/webmin-1.220-9.1.20060mdk.noarch.rpm
 bd414e303f86c49a7544a9b8bb99d4a9  2006.0/SRPMS/webmin-1.220-9.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrivalinux 2006.0/X86_64:
 c9aa3f93679c4aa22d0d56843315bb13  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/webmin-1.220-9.1.20060mdk.noarch.rpm
 bd414e303f86c49a7544a9b8bb99d4a9  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/webmin-1.220-9.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
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 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

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 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  <security*mandriva.com>

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