Debian: 'mailman' cross-site scripting vulnerability

    Date16 Dec 2001
    CategoryDebian
    2631
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Barry A. Warsaw reported several cross-site scripting security holesin Mailman, due to non-existent escaping of CGI variables.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-094-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
    December 16, 2001
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    Package        : mailman
    Problem type   : cross-site scripting hole
    Debian-specific: no
    
    Barry A. Warsaw reported several cross-site scripting security holes
    in Mailman, due to non-existent escaping of CGI variables.
    
    These have been fixed upstream in version 2.0.8, and the relevant
    patches have been backported to version 1.1-10 in Debian.
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
    ---------------------------------
    
      Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
    
      Source archives:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/mailman_1.1-10.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: a9ae9e389e13622a9dd8a70a6a57f2b7
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/mailman_1.1-10.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 8c77bc3c07be39e8ced4d85882eedf21
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/mailman_1.1.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 42d499f4e1de6959c50b20a4eb0f432a
    
      Alpha architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/mailman_1.1-10_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 67f8c3c723ec8797117d1fed29f41369
    
      ARM architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/mailman_1.1-10_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 80d1fbee3ae7bab5e73ce860b4d8da87
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/mailman_1.1-10_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 27c9d400360a99b39954f563f5d0ed43
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/mailman_1.1-10_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 2a62ce782f5510f24458050e4c3331d9
    
      PowerPC architecture:
         
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/mailman_1.1-10_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: 9239fc74b76ec983b3009a194dc4ce2c
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/mailman_1.1-10_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: ad498878cdc9901e92e4b775e023f610
    
      These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next
      revision.
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
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