FreeBSD : mailman -- directory traversal vulnerability (c7ccc33f-7d31-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19117


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


A directory traversal vulnerability in mailman allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files due to inadequate input sanitizing. This could, among other things, lead remote attackers to gaining access to the mailman configuration database (which contains subscriber email addresses and passwords) or to the mail archives for private lists.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 19117

File Name: freebsd_pkg_c7ccc33f7d3111d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

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: 2005/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0202