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[GLSA-200406-04] Mailman: Member password disclosure vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Mailman: Member password disclosure vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-04
(Mailman: Member password disclosure vulnerability)


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.

References:
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2004-May/000072.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0412


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


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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