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RHSA-2006:0600: mailman security update

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RHSA-2006:0600: mailman security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/05/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/12/2006
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated mailman packages that fix security issues are 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 a program used to help manage email discussion lists. A flaw was found in the way Mailman handled MIME multipart messages. An attacker could send a carefully crafted MIME multipart email message to a mailing list run by Mailman which caused that particular mailing list to stop working. (CVE-2006-2941) Several cross-site scripting (XSS) issues were found in Mailman. An attacker could exploit these issues to perform cross-site scripting attacks against the Mailman administrator. (CVE-2006-3636) Red Hat would like to thank Barry Warsaw for disclosing these vulnerabilities. Users of Mailman should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-mailman

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