|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0204|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Mailman is software to help manage email discussion lists.
A flaw in handling of UTF8 character encodings was found in Mailman. An
attacker could send a carefully crafted email message to a mailing list run
by Mailman which would cause that particular mailing list to stop working.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name
CVE-2005-3573 to this issue.
A flaw in date handling was found in Mailman version 2.1.4 through 2.1.6.
An attacker could send a carefully crafted email message to a mailing list
run by Mailman which would cause the Mailman server to crash. (CVE-2005-4153).
Users of Mailman should upgrade to this updated package, which contains
backported patches to correct these issues.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-3573|
BugTraq ID: 15408
Debian Security Information: DSA-955 (Google Search)
SGI Security Advisory: 20060401-01-U
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:001 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: mailman-utf8-scrubber-dos(23139)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-4153
BugTraq ID: 16248
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2006 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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