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Sympa Unauthorised List Creation Security Issue

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Release Date:  2004-08-13    Views:  8,531

Secunia Advisory SA12286

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


A security issues has been reported in Sympa, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The problem is caused due to an error within Sympa's web interface ("wwsympa/wwsympa.fcgi"), which makes it possible to approve a pending list without having listmaster privileges.

The security issue affects all 2.x, 3.x, and 4.x versions prior to 4.1.2.


Solution:
Update to version 4.1.2.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by vendor.

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