FreeBSD : mailman -- password disclosure (ad9d2518-3471-4737-b60b-9a1f51023b28)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19079


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Barry Warsaw reports :

Today I am releasing Mailman 2.1.5, a bug fix release [...] This version also contains a fix for an exploit that could allow 3rd parties to retrieve member passwords. It is thus highly recommended that all existing sites upgrade to the latest version.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19079

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ad9d251834714737b60b9a1f51023b28.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-mailman, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mailman, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/06/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0412