FreeBSD : mailman -- Multiple Vulnerabilities (fffa9257-3c17-11db-86ab-00123ffe8333)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Secunia reports :

Mailman can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site
scripting and phishing attacks, and cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

1) An error in the logging functionality can be exploited to inject a
spoofed log message into the error log via a specially crafted URL.

Successful exploitation may trick an administrator into visiting a
malicious website.

2) An error in the processing of malformed headers which does not
follow the RFC 2231 standard can be exploited to cause a DoS (Denial
of Service).

3) Some unspecified input isn't properly sanitised before being
returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML
and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22304 (freebsd_pkg_fffa92573c1711db86ab00123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19831

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2191

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