SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mailman (SUSE-SU-2019:13924-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 121005


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for mailman fixes the following issues :

Fixed a XSS vulnerability and information leak in user options CGI, which could be used to execute arbitrary scripts in the user's browser via specially encoded URLs (bsc#1077358 CVE-2018-5950)

Fixed a directory traversal vulnerability in MTA transports when using the recommended Mailman Transport for Exim (bsc#925502 CVE-2015-2775)

Fixed a XSS vulnerability, which allowed malicious listowners to inject scripts into the listinfo pages (bsc#1099510 CVE-2018-0618)

Fixed arbitrary text injection vulnerability in several mailman CGIs (CVE-2018-13796 bsc#1101288)

Fixed a CSRF vulnerability on the user options page (CVE-2016-6893 bsc#995352)

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.


To 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-13924=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-mailman-13924=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-mailman-13924=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mailman-13924=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-mailman-13924=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121005

File Name: suse_SU-2019-13924-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/08

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mailman, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2775, CVE-2016-6893, CVE-2018-0618, CVE-2018-13796, CVE-2018-5950

BID: 73922