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RHSA-2006-0486: mailman

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mailman packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


An updated mailman package that fixes a denial of service flaw is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

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

Mailman is software to help manage email discussion lists.

A flaw was found in the way Mailman handles MIME multipart messages. An
attacker could send a carefully crafted MIME multipart email message to a
mailing list run by Mailman which would cause that particular mailing list
to stop working. (CVE-2006-0052)

Users of Mailman should upgrade to this updated package, which contains
backported patches to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0486.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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