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RHSA-2005-235: mailman

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mailman packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated mailman package that corrects a cross-site scripting flaw is now
available.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

Mailman manages electronic mail discussion and e-newsletter lists.

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in the driver script of mailman prior to
version 2.1.5 could permit remote attackers to execute scripts as other web
users. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2004-1177 to this issue.

Users of mailman should update to this erratum package, which corrects this
issue by turning on STEALTH_MODE by default and using Utils.websafe() to
quote the html.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-235.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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