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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN242-1 : mailman vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mailman vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "mailman" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Aliet Santiesteban Sifontes discovered a remote Denial of Service
vulnerability in the attachment handler. An email with an attachment
whose filename contained invalid UTF-8 characters caused mailman to
crash. (CVE-2005-3573)

Mailman did not sufficiently verify the validity of email dates. Very
large numbers in dates caused mailman to crash. (CVE-2005-4153)

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- mailman-2.1.5-8ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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