Scientific Linux Security Update : mailman on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple input sanitization flaws were found in the way Mailman
displayed usernames of subscribed users on certain pages. If a user
who is subscribed to a mailing list were able to trick a victim into
visiting one of those pages, they could perform a cross-site scripting
(XSS) attack against the victim. (CVE-2011-0707)

Multiple input sanitization flaws were found in the way Mailman
displayed mailing list information. A mailing list administrator could
use this flaw to conduct a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against
victims viewing a list's 'listinfo' page. (CVE-2008-0564,
CVE-2010-3089)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?600bbf24

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60968 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0564
CVE-2010-3089
CVE-2011-0707