openSUSE 10 Security Update : mailman (mailman-2170)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27344
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update of mailman fixes the following security issues :
- A malicious user could visit a specially crafted URI and inject an apparent log message into Mailman's error log which might induce an unsuspecting administrator to visit a phishing site. This has been blocked. Thanks to Moritz Naumann for its discovery.
- Fixed denial of service attack which can be caused by some standards-breaking RFC 2231 formatted headers.
- Several cross-site scripting issues have been fixed.
Thanks to Moritz Naumann for their discovery.
- Fixed an unexploitable format string vulnerability.
Discovery and fix by Karl Chen. Analysis of non-exploitability by Martin 'Joey' Schulze. Also thanks go to Lionel Elie Mamane. CVE-2006-2191.
SolutionUpdate the affected mailman package.