Debian: DSA-3668-1: mailman security update

    Date15 Sep 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that there was a CSRF vulnerability in mailman, a web-based mailing list manager, which could allow an attacker to obtain a user's password.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3668-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Thijs Kinkhorst
    September 15, 2016                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mailman
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-6893
    Debian Bug     : 835970
    
    It was discovered that there was a CSRF vulnerability in mailman, a
    web-based mailing list manager, which could allow an attacker to obtain
    a user's password.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.1.18-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.1.23-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mailman packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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