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Webmin Plaintext Password Storage Vulnerability

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Webmin Plaintext Password Storage Vulnerability

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/01/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

Certain versions of Webmin store the credentials on the hard disk in a plaintext format. As a result, it is possible for a local attacker to retrieve the passwords and impersonate any Webmin user.

Solution(s)

  • webmin-upgrade-0_94
  • webmin-upgrade-latest

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