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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:015: mailman

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mailman package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:015 (mailman).



Florian Weimer discovered a vulnerability in Mailman, which can be exploited by
malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input is not properly sanitised by 'scripts/driver' when returning error pages.
This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML or script code in a user's
browser session in context of a vulnerable site by tricking a user into
visiting a malicious web site or follow a specially crafted link.
(CVE-2004-1177).



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:015
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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