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PostPosted: Sat Jan 22, 2005 7:49 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 200501-29 ] Mailman: Cross-site scripting vulnerabili Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Mailman: Cross-site scripting vulnerability (GLSA 200501-29)
Severity: low
Exploitable: remote
Date: January 22, 2005
Bug(s): #77524
ID: 200501-29

Synopsis

Mailman is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

Background

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

Affected Packages

Package: net-mail/mailman
Vulnerable: < 2.1.5-r3
Unaffected: >= 2.1.5-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Florian Weimer has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the error messages that are produced by Mailman.

Impact

By enticing a user to visiting a specially-crafted URL, an attacker can execute arbitrary script code running in the context of the victim's browser.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mailman users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5-r3"


References

CAN-2004-1177


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