Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Sympa, a mailing list
manager, which could result in local privilege escalation, denial of
service or unauthorized access via the SOAP API.
Additionally to mitigate CVE-2020-26880 the sympa_newaliases-wrapper is
no longer installed setuid root by default. A new Debconf question is
introduced to allow setuid installations in setups where it is needed.
For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your sympa packages.
For the detailed security status of sympa please refer to its security
tracker page at:
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-4818-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
December 23, 2020 https://www.debian.org/security/faq