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Mailman List Description Two Script Insertion Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-09-14    Last Update:  2010-11-04    Views:  3,508

Secunia Advisory SA41265

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Mailman, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct script insertion attacks.

Certain input passed via the list descriptions is not properly sanitised before being displayed to the user. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is being viewed.

Successful exploitation requires "list owner" permissions.

The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 2.1.13 and prior.


Solution:
Update to version 2.1.14.

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

Original Advisory:
https://launchpad.net/mailman/2.1/2.1.14
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2010-September/000150.html
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2010-September/000154.html

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