GLSA-200406-04 : Mailman: Member password disclosure vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-04
(Mailman: Member password disclosure vulnerability)

Mailman contains an unspecified vulnerability in the handling of request
emails.

Impact :

By sending a carefully crafted email request to the mailman server an
attacker could obtain member passwords.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2004-May/000072.html
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200406-04.xml

Solution :

All users of Mailman should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5'
# emerge '>=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14515 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0412