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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
Updated mailman packages that fix security issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
Mailman is a program used to help manage email discussion lists.
A flaw was found in the way Mailman handled MIME multipart messages.
An attacker could send a carefully crafted MIME multipart email
message to a mailing list run by Mailman which caused that particular
mailing list to stop working. (CVE-2006-2941)
Several cross-site scripting (XSS) issues were found in Mailman. An
attacker could exploit these issues to perform cross-site scripting
attacks against the Mailman administrator. (CVE-2006-3636)
Red Hat would like to thank Barry Warsaw for disclosing these
Users of Mailman should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected mailman package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22330 ()
Bugtraq ID: 19831
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2941CVE-2006-3636
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