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Webmin RPC Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Webmin RPC Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/31/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
07/31/2012

Description

Certain versions of Webmin do not properly authenticate requests through the RPC service. As a result, it is possible for non-privileged Webmin users can elevate their access to root.

Solution(s)

  • webmin-upgrade-1_000
  • webmin-upgrade-latest

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