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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3042

Original release date: 09/22/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


miniserv.pl in Webmin before 1.230 and Usermin before 1.160, when "full PAM conversations" is enabled, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by spoofing session IDs via certain metacharacters (line feed or carriage return).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2005:024
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1791
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.webmin.com/changes-1.230.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 19575
External Source: SREASON
Name: 17
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050921 [SNS Advisory No.83] Webmin/Usermin PAM Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.lac.co.jp/business/sns/intelligence/SNSadvisory_e/83_e.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200509-17
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:176
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.webmin.com/uchanges-1.160.html
External Source: BID
Name: 14889
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#40940493

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:usermin:usermin:1.150
* cpe:/a:webmin:webmin:1.2.20

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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