Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : mailman vulnerability (USN-586-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Multiple cross-site scripting flaws were discovered in mailman. A
malicious list administrator could exploit this to execute arbitrary
JavaScript, potentially stealing user credentials.

Solution :

Update the affected mailman package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31603 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27630

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0564