SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mailman (SUSE-SU-2018:1638-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110473
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for mailman to version 2.1.15 fixes the following issues :
- CVE-2016-6893: Prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the user options page that allowed remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify an option (bsc#995352).
- Various other hardenings against CSFR attacks For details please see https://launchpad.net/mailman/+milestone/2.1.15
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-mailman-13649=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mailman-13649=1