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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Mailman Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
(Mandrake Issues Fix) Mailman Discloses Subscriber Passwords to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1010309
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1010309
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-0412   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 27 2004
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.1.x prior to 2.1.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mailman. A remote user may be able to obtain the password of another user.

The vendor reported that a remote user can send a specially crafted e-mail request to the mailman server to retrive the mailman password of a target mailman subscriber.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to retrieve the password of a target mailman subscriber.
Solution:   Mandrake has released a fix.

Mandrakelinux 10.0:
821d8d83fecdba5067096d112fae2d56 10.0/RPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
982a417f19324d496524c5ed2c970cb8 10.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
9113b0197b00ebc71c617876bf5cb070 amd64/10.0/RPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
982a417f19324d496524c5ed2c970cb8 amd64/10.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.2:
173edae7feeebe6830154148ff7edc9a 9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.i586.rpm
05b5f64a88d3aac6c52dae2360659845 9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.src.rpm

Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
75f104ecd6bc2152c69e19bfddf38d13 amd64/9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.amd64.rpm
05b5f64a88d3aac6c52dae2360659845 amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.src.rpm

Vendor URL:  mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2004-May/000072.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Mandriva/Mandrake)
Underlying OS Comments:  9.2, 10.0

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
May 25 2004 Mailman Discloses Subscriber Passwords to Remote Users



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Security Announce] MDKSA-2004:051 - Updated mailman packages fix


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 _______________________________________________________________________

                 Mandrakelinux Security Update Advisory
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package name:           mailman
 Advisory ID:            MDKSA-2004:051
 Date:                   May 26th, 2004

 Affected versions:	 10.0, 9.2
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Mailman versions >= 2.1 have an issue where 3rd parties can retrieve
 member passwords from the server.  The updated packages have a patch
 backported from 2.1.5 to correct the issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0412
 ______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:
  
 Mandrakelinux 10.0:
 821d8d83fecdba5067096d112fae2d56  10.0/RPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.i586.rpm
 982a417f19324d496524c5ed2c970cb8  10.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 10.0/AMD64:
 9113b0197b00ebc71c617876bf5cb070  amd64/10.0/RPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.amd64.rpm
 982a417f19324d496524c5ed2c970cb8  amd64/10.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.4-2.1.100mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2:
 173edae7feeebe6830154148ff7edc9a  9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.i586.rpm
 05b5f64a88d3aac6c52dae2360659845  9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.src.rpm

 Mandrakelinux 9.2/AMD64:
 75f104ecd6bc2152c69e19bfddf38d13  amd64/9.2/RPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.amd64.rpm
 05b5f64a88d3aac6c52dae2360659845  amd64/9.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.1.2-9.4.92mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

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

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

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandrakelinux at:

  http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_linux-mandrake.com

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