Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mailman (MDVSA-2010:191)

low Nessus Plugin ID 49738



The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in mailman :

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in GNU Mailman before 2.1.14rc1 allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors involving (1) the list information field or (2) the list description field (CVE-2010-3089).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected mailman package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 49738

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-191.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 10/6/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mailman, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/1/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3089

BID: 43187

MDVSA: 2010:191