CVE-2005-3912

NameCVE-2005-3912
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in miniserv.pl Perl web server in Webmin before 1.250 and Usermin before 1.180, with syslog logging enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the username parameter to the login form, which is ultimately used in a syslog call. NOTE: the code execution might be associated with an issue in Perl.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1199-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
webminsource(unstable)(not affected)
webminsourcesarge1.180-3sarge1highDSA-1199-1

Notes

- webmin <not-affected> (Fixed through corrected Perl)
No longer exploitable with Perl 5.8.7-9, thus no dedicated Webmin updated

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