Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDKSA-2006:165)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in how Mailman handles MIME multipart messages
where an attacker could send a carefully-crafted MIME multipart
message to a Mailman-run mailing list causing that mailing list to
stop working (CVE-2006-2941).

As well, a number of XSS (cross-site scripting) issues were discovered
that could be exploited to perform XSS attacks against the Mailman
administrator (CVE-2006-3636).

Finally, a CRLF injection vulnerability allows remote attackers to
spoof messages in the error log (CVE-2006-4624).

Updated packages have been patched to address these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected mailman package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23909 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-165.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 19831

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2941

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