FreeBSD : mailman -- script insertion vulnerability (f47f2746-12c5-11dd-bab7-0016179b2dd5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32071


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


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in Mailman, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Certain input when editing the list templates and the list info attribute is not properly sanitised before being stored. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious website is accessed.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32071

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f47f274612c511ddbab70016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/04/28

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0564

BID: 27630

Secunia: 28794

CWE: 79