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Secunia Security Advisory 20777

Secunia Security Advisory 20777
Posted Jun 25, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Webmin, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 20777

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TITLE:
Webmin Directory Traversal Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA20777

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/20777/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Webmin 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/1115/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Webmin, which can be exploited
by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified input validation
error. This can be exploited to gain access to arbitrary files on a
Windows system via directory traversal attacks.

Successful exploitation requires that Webmin is used on the Windows
platform.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 1.270 and prior.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.280.
http://www.webmin.com/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Keigo Yamazaki of Little eArth Corporation.

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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