GLSA-200501-29 : Mailman: XSS vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-29
(Mailman: XSS vulnerability)

Florian Weimer has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability
in the error messages that are produced by Mailman.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16420 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-29.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1177

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