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RHSA-2006:0204: mailman security update

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RHSA-2006:0204: mailman security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/10/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/16/2006
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

An updated mailman package that fixes two security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

Mailman is software to help manage email discussion lists. A flaw in handling of UTF8 character encodings was found in Mailman. An attacker could send a carefully crafted email message to a mailing list run by Mailman which would cause that particular mailing list to stop working. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-3573 to this issue. A flaw in date handling was found in Mailman version 2.1.4 through 2.1.6. An attacker could send a carefully crafted email message to a mailing list run by Mailman which would cause the Mailman server to crash. (CVE-2005-4153). Users of Mailman should upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

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