Debian DSA-1600-1 : sympa - dos

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33401

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

It was discovered that sympa, a modern mailing list manager, would crash when processing certain types of malformed messages.

Solution

Upgrade the sympa package.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 5.2.3-1.2+etch1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475163

https://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1600

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33401

File Name: debian_DSA-1600.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/08

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:sympa, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1648

DSA: 1600

CWE: 20