A vulnerability has been reported in Mailman, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.
Unspecified input passed to the private archive script is not properly sanitised before being returned to users. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of a vulnerable site.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 2.1.7. Prior versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 2.1.8.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits Moritz Naumann.
Original Advisory: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2006-April/000084.html
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