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Sympa unauthorised list creation security issue

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for sympa version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host seems to be running sympa, an open source mailing list software.

This version of Sympa has an authentication flaw within the web interface.

A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to bypass security
mechanisms resulting in the ability to perform listmaster functions
remotely.

Solution : Update to version 4.1.2 or newer

See also: http://www.sympa.org/

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 10941

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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