Webmin/Usermin NULL Character Unspecified Source Disclosure

2006-09-01T04:19:07
ID OSVDB:28337
Type osvdb
Reporter Keigo Yamazaki()
Modified 2006-09-01T04:19:07

Description

Vulnerability Description

Webmin/Usermin contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered because input passed in a NULL character is not properly verified, this will disclose the source code of arbitrary CGI and Perl programs resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.296 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Webmin/Usermin contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered because input passed in a NULL character is not properly verified, this will disclose the source code of arbitrary CGI and Perl programs resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.webmin.com/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:22556 Secunia Advisory ID:22114 Secunia Advisory ID:21690 Secunia Advisory ID:22087 Related OSVDB ID: 28338 Other Advisory URL: http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1199 Other Advisory URL: http://www.lac.co.jp/business/sns/intelligence/SNSadvisory/89.html Other Advisory URL: http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2399776858/index.html Keyword: SNS Advisory No.89 CVE-2006-4542