Debian: New mailman packages fix several problems

    Date03 Oct 2006
    CategoryDebian
    5113
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1188-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    October 4th, 2006                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mailman
    Vulnerability  : format string
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE IDs        : CVE-2006-3636 CVE-2006-4624
    BugTraq ID     : 19831
    
    Several security related problems have been discovered in mailman, the
    web-based GNU mailing list manager.  The Common Vulnerabilities and
    Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2006-3636
    
        Moritz Naumann discovered several cross-site scripting problems
        that could allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script
        or HTML.
    
    CVE-2006-4624
    
        Moritz Naumann discovered that a remote attacker can inject
        arbitrary strings into the logfile.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.5-8sarge5.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.1.8-3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mailman package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given at the end of this advisory:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      816 3f2cd37005f340202f0c7660d8c91196
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   122128 292c5264aeffbd2079b5a3257b165de0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  5745912 f5f56f04747cd4aff67427e7a45631af
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6612236 6e98b9f63c0eb5168902fb863167a197
    
      AMD64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6611036 3ca3419b399ec2a8a9a398e81d744d07
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6610764 e2d64ba3fe9dc2883d48cbcfcb016bbe
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6617802 14f8c5db2d8e38c470e3375a7e2102bb
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6606630 112c41dadf9efdf4823ad5c32180fe0e
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6612188 d6a6b7fd9613f4d7a7ac6b59ffff40f9
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6617856 ebe2b791034f4d08461b2d2c6d60f37d
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6661270 2412e64f5406bc1e84d3e64fc9e5a9fc
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6652256 816264d9b311c02fc99d68dd62604cef
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6618128 6c5974478f4b877ddd47c115d66075f1
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6617184 6977902eb91d3eab34141d0de34f0323
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8sarge5_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  6616594 3847454bf1b64d728f7e6bcaf57dea89
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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