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Vulnerability of Webmin: code execution via Package Updates Encoded

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Package Updates Encoded of Webmin, in order to run code.
Impacted software: Webmin.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 22/12/2020.
Références of this announce: CVE-2020-35606, VIGILANCE-VUL-34192.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Package Updates Encoded of Webmin, in order to run code.
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This vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as Webmin.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security note is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of privileged account.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this cybersecurity note.

Solutions for this threat 

Webmin: version 1.970.
The version 1.970 is fixed:
  https://www.webmin.com/download.html

Webmin: workaround for Package Updates Encoded.
A workaround is to ensure that only trusted users have the Package Updates privilege.
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