Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sympa (MDVSA-2015:051)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81934


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated sympa packages fix security vulnerability :

A vulnerability have been discovered in Sympa web interface that allows access to files on the server filesystem. This breach allows to send to a list or a user any file readable by the Sympa user, located on the server filesystem, using the Sympa web interface newsletter posting area (CVE-2015-1306).


Update the affected sympa and / or sympa-www packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81934

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-051.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 3/19/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sympa, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:sympa-www, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server: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: 3/3/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1306

BID: 72277

MDVSA: 2015:051