Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDKSA-2005:015)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Florian Weimer discovered a vulnerability in Mailman, which can be
exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Input is not properly sanitised by 'scripts/driver' when returning
error pages. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML or script
code in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable site by
tricking a user into visiting a malicious web site or follow a
specially crafted link. (CVE-2004-1177).

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16243 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-015.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1177

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