Executive Summary

Summary
Title Mailman vulnerability
Informations
Name USN-4354-1 First vendor Publication 2020-05-11
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2020-05-11
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Overall CVSS Score 6.5
Base Score 6.5 Environmental Score 6.5
impact SubScore 3.6 Temporal Score 6.5
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
 
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High 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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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Mailman could be made to inject arbitrary content in the login page if it received a specially crafted input.

Software Description: - mailman: Web-based mailing list manager (legacy branch)

Details:

It was discovered that Mailman incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary content in the login page.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
mailman 1:2.1.26-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
mailman 1:2.1.20-1ubuntu0.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4354-1
CVE-2020-12108

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mailman/1:2.1.26-1ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mailman/1:2.1.20-1ubuntu0.5

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4354-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-74 Failure to Sanitize Data into a Different Plane ('Injection')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 79

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 13:03:46
  • Multiple Updates
2020-05-11 17:18:43
  • First insertion