openSUSE Security Update : mailman (openSUSE-2020-148)

high Nessus Plugin ID 133347
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for mailman fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2019-3693: Fixed a privilege escalation during package install. Could be exploited by a local users who is members of the the mailman group. (boo#1154328)


Update the affected mailman packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133347

File Name: openSUSE-2020-148.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/30/2020

Updated: 2/4/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3693


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mailman, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mailman-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mailman-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/29/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/24/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3693