SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Mailman Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
(Mandrake Issues Fix) Mailman E-Mail Command Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Crash the Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1009057
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1009057
CVE Reference:   CVE-2003-0991   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 14 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.14
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mailman in the processing of certain e-mail commands. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

It is reported that a vulnerability in 'MailCommandHandler.py' may let a remote user send a specially crafted e-mail message to cause the target Mailman process to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the Mailman process to crash.
Solution:   Mandrake has issued a fix.

Corporate Server 2.1:
a0ac98afa71a63f3c0616fd2ce985c5d corporate/2.1/RPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
a9fcc088e7c2b0fa1e4688ce35c7ab74 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1:
eb1802f70b4bc6f96281b03412e872ed 9.1/RPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
254a0e9e2217efdfa0a7b3f4fe78ce98 9.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
280f17696e2a062d8745715ba071ad9f ppc/9.1/RPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
254a0e9e2217efdfa0a7b3f4fe78ce98 ppc/9.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.2:
33caa846a9d12696b2e75866692c3744 9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.i586.rpm
91c48fbb577ee1f0d47ce1d1e5b31ae1 9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
5bed899faba7848ac5fa29e5a10b73b2 amd64/9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.amd64.rpm
91c48fbb577ee1f0d47ce1d1e5b31ae1 amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.src.rpm

Vendor URL:  mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2004-February/000067.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Mandriva/Mandrake)
Underlying OS Comments:  9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Feb 9 2004 Mailman E-Mail Command Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Crash the Service



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Full-Disclosure] MDKSA-2004:013 - Updated mailman packages close various cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.


-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

 _______________________________________________________________________

                Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package name:           mailman
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:013
 Date:                   February 13th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 9.1, 9.2, Corporate Server 2.1
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in mailman's
 administration interface (CAN-2003-0965). This affects version 2.1
 earlier than 2.1.4.
 
 Certain malformed email commands could cause the mailman process to 
 crash. (CAN-2003-0991). This affects version 2.0 earler than 2.0.14.
 
 Another cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in mailman's
 'create' CGI script (CAN-2003-0992). This affects version 2.1 
 earlier than 2.1.3.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0965
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0991
  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0992
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:
  
 Corporate Server 2.1:
 a0ac98afa71a63f3c0616fd2ce985c5d  corporate/2.1/RPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.C21mdk.i586.rpm
 a9fcc088e7c2b0fa1e4688ce35c7ab74  corporate/2.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.C21mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1:
 eb1802f70b4bc6f96281b03412e872ed  9.1/RPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.i586.rpm
 254a0e9e2217efdfa0a7b3f4fe78ce98  9.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.1/PPC:
 280f17696e2a062d8745715ba071ad9f  ppc/9.1/RPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.ppc.rpm
 254a0e9e2217efdfa0a7b3f4fe78ce98  ppc/9.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.14-1.1.91mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2:
 33caa846a9d12696b2e75866692c3744  9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.i586.rpm
 91c48fbb577ee1f0d47ce1d1e5b31ae1  9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrake Linux 9.2/AMD64:
 5bed899faba7848ac5fa29e5a10b73b2  amd64/9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 91c48fbb577ee1f0d47ce1d1e5b31ae1  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.3.92mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 A list of FTP mirrors can be obtained from:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/ftp.php

 All packages are signed by MandrakeSoft for security.  You can obtain
 the GPG public key of the Mandrake Linux Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

 Please be aware that sometimes it takes the mirrors a few hours to
 update.

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrake Linux at:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/

 MandrakeSoft has several security-related mailing list services that
 anyone can subscribe to.  Information on these lists can be obtained by
 visiting:

  http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/mlist.php

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_linux-mandrake.com

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team
  <security linux-mandrake.com>
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.0.7 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQFALUzOmqjQ0CJFipgRAlnzAJ9/ljVSRJya8NwwE56UWv06X2UjtwCfbEJH
gkFRwNtMM6WdQJZADzEoWJ0=
=w7PG
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

_______________________________________________
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html

 
 


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2021, SecurityGlobal.net LLC