RHEL 2.1 : mailman (RHSA-2002:181)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated mailman packages are now available for Red Hat Linux Advanced
Server. These updates close a cross-site scripting vulnerability
present in mailman versions prior to version 2.0.12.

Mailman versions prior to 2.0.12 contain a cross-site scripting
vulnerability in the processing of invalid requests to edit a
subscriber's list subscription options.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2002-0855.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?604cf9c1
http://www.nessus.org/u?5c59745f
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2002-181.html

Solution :

Update the affected mailman package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 12322 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0855