Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that Mailman incorrectly handled special characters
in list names. A local attacker could use this issue to perform a path
traversal attack and execute arbitrary code as the Mailman user.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected mailman package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false