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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   Mailman Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
(CentOS Issues Fix) Mailman Transport Script Directory Traversal Bug Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032720
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032720
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2775   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 25 2015
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.1.20
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mailman. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

On systems where the Mailman Transport for Exim or the Postfix postfix_to_mailman.py transport is used, a local user can create a specially crafted directory containing a 'config.pck' file and then send email to an address containing directory traversal characters to cause Mailman to execute the file.

Impact:   A local user can obtain Mailman privileges on the target system.
Solution:   CentOS has issued a fix.

x86_64:
a7bcb6f257fb2bf3b3df592ff3f687e438a57ea7966d052312b2842f64ab964e mailman-2.1.15-21.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Source:
1f97b075c25880ad41f16189630937d498b4160e9e5c8923d380e85e333dc5c8 mailman-2.1.15-21.el7_1.src.rpm

Vendor URL:  mailman.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (CentOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  7

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Apr 7 2015 Mailman Transport Script Directory Traversal Bug Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [CentOS-announce] CESA-2015:1153 Moderate CentOS 7 mailman Security Update


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory 2015:1153 Moderate

Upstream details at : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1153.html

The following updated files have been uploaded and are currently 
syncing to the mirrors: ( sha256sum Filename ) 

x86_64:
a7bcb6f257fb2bf3b3df592ff3f687e438a57ea7966d052312b2842f64ab964e  mailman-2.1.15-21.el7_1.x86_64.rpm

Source:
1f97b075c25880ad41f16189630937d498b4160e9e5c8923d380e85e333dc5c8  mailman-2.1.15-21.el7_1.src.rpm



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Johnny Hughes
CentOS Project { http://www.centos.org/ }
irc: hughesjr, #centos@irc.freenode.net

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