Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDVSA-2011:036)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in mailman :

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Cgi/confirm.py
in GNU Mailman 2.1.14 and earlier allow remote attackers to inject
arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) full name or (2) username
field in a confirmation message (CVE-2011-0707).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected mailman package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52160 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46464

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0707

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