Debian: webmin session ID spoofing vulnerability

    Date16 Jun 2003
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    miniserv.pl in the webmin package does not properly handle metacharacters, such as line feeds and carriage returns, in Base64-encoded strings used in Basic authentication.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 319-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
    June 12th, 2003                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : webmin
    Vulnerability  : session ID spoofing
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id         : CAN-2003-0101
    
    miniserv.pl in the webmin package does not properly handle
    metacharacters, such as line feeds and carriage returns, in
    Base64-encoded strings used in Basic authentication.  This
    vulnerability allows remote attackers to spoof a session ID, and
    thereby gain root privileges.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.94-7woody1.
    
    The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain a webmin package.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem is fixed in version
    1.070-1.
    
    We recommend that you update your webmin package.
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin_0.94-7woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1126 68e911f1b0ca669eb8ba250e3c8e9188
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin_0.94-7woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    62990 1b96c1d52b1e3315861df4b9b788840e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin_0.94.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  4831737 114c7ca2557c17faebb627a3de7acb97
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-apache_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   223628 1cce74d57c8893994e9e751732e3d03e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-bind8_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   181942 e811fad93db9508eff56bf43e02af243
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-burner_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    32474 61a7860de06b4c220bc5a073e0228c2f
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-cluster-software_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    27498 fb58c07651016767072aa185582e1262
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-cluster-useradmin_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    30588 db6836541741fcf9dfd4c11e0c8c5c86
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-core_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1250010 c41276d145a5bea9e3a684a07892101c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-cpan_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    26400 0627034bae9b0128afe4c12680a9825c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-dhcpd_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    96410 19dcc297592c48c4c35bbc59e6e3559b
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-exports_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    54614 dc151a7489baa9b03797412a4157b860
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-fetchmail_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    27162 90953255ab14012fd81134938f417953
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-heartbeat_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    21574 b5beb6b9e40c95da6e34797d7a29250e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-inetd_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    47848 1d4fcb713365e15e08c95f26adb19bb9
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-jabber_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    31260 b5de1505b1e0fc0f1764fa0e836353db
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-lpadmin_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   103586 d9175bbe682efe11d4209a3d90cdab1b
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-mon_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    62302 ec02f075f96ab2bcf0fcabb890f4bf59
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-mysql_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   119004 6afc4480515fb840dc7a7732a7d70b23
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-nis_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    62448 fd5fc92c3c0d9259feba4a4869c518f6
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-postfix_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   196532 eff08cb3653eae193616237978423763
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-postgresql_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    77372 11b4fe1d73410f1e43530508c128c604
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-ppp_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    20636 6f115702e3fa9b3d622b92d371e56b2c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-qmailadmin_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    37828 f28eefac5b5da0c7d3752aaf7440ff9c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-quota_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    87808 0b0f39e10987f90879f6367393940ef7
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-raid_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    35618 5f3fb91dcb493ae563720a6e2d7a1626
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-samba_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   134034 4b86de5f297b3662a3efd389510bd248
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-sendmail_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   235074 ffb041417449df36ae7085c9344eb332
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-software_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    89148 64d9b960a740a5be9fab9eb79fb188fd
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-squid_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   221836 7035074b9a76335e6103a30485e3134c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-sshd_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    44078 4733ff267ebfc94ba0e6e6481873249d
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-ssl_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:     8320 42484bc80e887649fb701adea4cf0c73
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-status_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    42774 8f62321c6243e85c61790b290efcc59b
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-stunnel_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    26600 ce3679dc5bd620e803c881e15410bc09
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-wuftpd_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   110828 9fd579f5d5980ddae4768a0459835a99
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-xinetd_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    31774 98f1456602b807a1a84bfcf6075ce9df
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin_0.94-7woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   509038 75fb02b81e729cc0361ebf11d59ef59c
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/w/webmin/webmin-grub_0.94-7woody1_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    29336 ab60b8d46f362e853f0b0417beb44655
    
    These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its
    next revision.
    
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