GLSA-200502-11 : Mailman: Directory traversal vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-11
(Mailman: Directory traversal vulnerability)

Mailman contains an error in which fails to properly
sanitize input paths.

Impact :

An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain arbitrary files on
the web server.

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-r4'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16448 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-11.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0202

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