Amazon Linux AMI : mailman (ALAS-2020-1395)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 138637

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Mailman 2.1.26 and earlier allows remote authenticated attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors. (CVE-2018-0618)

An issue was discovered in GNU Mailman before 2.1.28. A crafted URL can cause arbitrary text to be displayed on a web page from a trusted site. (CVE-2018-13796)

Solution

Run 'yum update mailman' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2020-1395.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 138637

File Name: ala_ALAS-2020-1395.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/07/20

Updated: 2020/07/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mailman, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mailman-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0618, CVE-2018-13796

ALAS: 2020-1395