Debian DSA-2477-1 : sympa - authorization bypass

High Nessus Plugin ID 59216

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VPR Score: 5.5

Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Sympa, a mailing list manager, that allow to skip the scenario-based authorization mechanisms. This vulnerability allows to display the archives management page, and download and delete the list archives by unauthorized users.

Solution

Upgrade the sympa packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0.1+dfsg-4+squeeze1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/sympa

https://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2477

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59216

File Name: debian_DSA-2477.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/22

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:sympa, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2352

BID: 53503, 53557

DSA: 2477