Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title mailman security update
Name DSA-4664 First vendor Publication 2020-04-26
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2020-04-26
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
Overall CVSS Score 6.1
Base Score 6.1 Environmental Score 6.1
impact SubScore 2.7 Temporal Score 6.1
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Changed Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low Availability Impact None
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 4.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Hanno Boeck discovered that it was possible to create a cross site scripting attack on the webarchives of the Mailman mailing list manager, by sending a special type of attachement.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.23-1+deb9u5.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.29-1+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mailman packages.

For the detailed security status of mailman please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/mailman

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4664

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-79 Failure to Preserve Web Page Structure ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 74
Os 2

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 13:03:43
  • Multiple Updates
2020-04-26 17:17:58
  • First insertion