Debian DSA-1600-1 : sympa - dos

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33401
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


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


Upgrade the sympa package.

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33401

File Name: debian_DSA-1600.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/8/2008

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: 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: 7/1/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1648

DSA: 1600

CWE: 20