SuSE 10 Security Update : mailman (ZYPP Patch Number 2174)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of mailman fixes the following security issues :

- A malicious user could visit a specially crafted URI and
inject an apparent log message into Mailman's error log
which might induce an unsuspecting administrator to
visit a phishing site. This has been blocked. Thanks to
Moritz Naumann for its discovery.

- Fixed denial of service attack which can be caused by
some standards-breaking RFC 2231 formatted headers.

- Several cross-site scripting issues have been fixed.
Thanks to Moritz Naumann for their discovery.
CVE-2006-3636: - Fixed an unexploitable format string
vulnerability. Discovery and fix by Karl Chen. Analysis
of non-exploitability by Martin 'Joey' Schulze. Also
thanks go to Lionel Elie Mamane. CVE-2006-2191.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2174.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29519 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2191

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