This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-29
(Mailman: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)
Florian Weimer has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability
in the error messages that are produced by Mailman.
By enticing a user to visiting a specially-crafted URL, an
attacker can execute arbitrary script code running in the context of
the victim's browser.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Mailman users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5-r3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16420 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-29.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1177