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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2004 4:04 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200406-04 ] Mailman: Member password disclosure vulne Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Mailman: Member password disclosure vulnerability (GLSA 200406-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 09, 2004
Bug(s): #51671
ID: 200406-04

Synopsis

Mailman contains a bug allowing 3rd parties to retrieve member passwords.

Background

Mailman is a python-based mailing list server with an extensive web interface.

Affected Packages

Package: net-mail/mailman
Vulnerable: < 2.1.5
Unaffected: >= 2.1.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Mailman contains an unspecified vulnerability in the handling of request emails.

Impact

By sending a carefully crafted email request to the mailman server an attacker could obtain member passwords.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All users of Mailman should upgrade to the latest stable version:
Code:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5"
# emerge ">=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5"


References

Mailman 2.1.5 Release Announcement
CAN-2004-0412


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