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Mailman Script Insertion Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-02-05    Last Update:  2008-04-22    Views:  10,270

Secunia Advisory SA28794

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Mailman, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Certain input when editing the list templates and the list info attribute is not properly sanitised before being stored. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious website is accessed.

Successful exploitation requires list administrator privileges.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.1.9. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Fixed in version 2.1.10.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=593924

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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