SuSE9 Security Update : mailman (YOU Patch Number 11243)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 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.

- 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 YOU patch number 11243.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41102 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2191

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