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RHSA-2006:0486: mailman security update

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RHSA-2006:0486: mailman security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/31/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/15/2006
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

An updated mailman package that fixes a denial of service flaw 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 was found in the way Mailman handles MIME multipart messages. An attacker could send a carefully crafted MIME multipart email message to a mailing list run by Mailman which would cause that particular mailing list to stop working. (CVE-2006-0052) Users of Mailman should upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-mailman

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