Bug detected In Unix and Linux admin console

Thursday, 16 September 2004, 2:18 PM EST

A bug in Usermin, a widely used administration console for Unix and Linux, could allow a hacker to run malicious code through a specially crafted email, reported security researchers.

According to an advisory released by Gentoo, a bug in the installation script of Webmin and Usermin could also enable local users to execute a symlink attack at installation time.

By CXOtoday Staff.

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