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Webmin Input Validation Vulnerabilities

If you are using Webmin within your network to administer Unix services, you should consider upgrading to the latest version 1.590 (include 2 patches) because an input validation vulnerabilities has been reported in version prior to and including 1.580. The latest version can be downloaded here or the update can be done directly in Webmin (Via menu Webmin, Webmin Configuration and Upgrade Webmin).

CVE-2012-2981 - Improper Input Validation
CVE-2012-2982 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command
CVE-2012-2983 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory



Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot edu


506 Posts
ISC Handler
Sep 8th 2012
webmin1.5.90 was released june 30 so I think this is late news?
Sot, updated the diary with correct link to patched version.

506 Posts
ISC Handler

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