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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN78-1 : mailman vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mailman vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

An path traversal vulnerability has been discovered in the "private"
module of Mailman. A flawed path sanitation algorithm permited the
construction of URLS to arbitrary files readable by Mailman. This
permited a remote attacker to retrieve configuration and password
databases, private list archives, and other files.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- mailman-2.1.5-1ubuntu2.3 (Ubuntu 4.10)



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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