Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDKSA-2004:013)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14113


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in mailman's administration interface (CVE-2003-0965). This affects version 2.1 earlier than 2.1.4.

Certain malformed email commands could cause the mailman process to crash. (CVE-2003-0991). This affects version 2.0 earler than 2.0.14.

Another cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in mailman's 'create' CGI script (CVE-2003-0992). This affects version 2.1 earlier than 2.1.3.


Update the affected mailman package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14113

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-013.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mailman, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0965, CVE-2003-0991, CVE-2003-0992

MDKSA: 2004:013