Debian DSA-3134-1 : sympa - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80872

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability has been discovered in the web interface of sympa, a mailing list manager. An attacker could take advantage of this flaw in the newsletter posting area, which allows sending to a list, or to oneself, any file located on the server filesystem and readable by the sympa user.

Solution

Upgrade the sympa packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 6.1.11~dfsg-5+deb7u2.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3134

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80872

File Name: debian_DSA-3134.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/21

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:sympa, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1306

DSA: 3134