May 25, 2002

Conectiva: 'mailman' Cross site scripting vulnerability

Conectiva: "Barry A. Warsaw announced[2] a new version of mailman that fixes two cross site scripting vulnerabilities. According to this announcement, "office" reported such a vulnerability in the login page, and Tristan Roddis reported one in the Pipermail index summaries. Mailman version 2.0.11 addresses both problems."

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT
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PACKAGE   : mailman
SUMMARY   : Cross site scripting vulnerability
DATE      : 2002-05-24 18:35:00
ID        : CLA-2002:489
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 6.0, 7.0, 8

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DESCRIPTION
 Mailman[1] is a mailing list manager.

 Barry A. Warsaw announced[2] a new version of mailman that fixes two
 cross site scripting vulnerabilities.

 According to this announcement, "office" reported such a
 vulnerability in the login page, and Tristan Roddis reported one in
 the Pipermail index summaries.

 Mailman version 2.0.11 addresses both problems.


SOLUTION
 It is recommended that all mailman users upgrade their packages.


 REFERENCES
 1.http://www.list.org
 2.http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2002-May/000042.html


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.11-2U60_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/mailman-2.0.11-2U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.11-2U70_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/mailman-2.0.11-2U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.11-1U8_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/8/RPMS/mailman-2.0.11-1U8_1cl.i386.rpm


ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
 Users of Conectiva Linux version 6.0 or higher may use apt to perform
 upgrades of RPM packages:
 - add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list if it is not there yet
   (you may also use linuxconf to do this):

 rpm [cncbr] ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br 6.0/conectiva updates

(replace 6.0 with the correct version number if you are not running CL6.0)

 - run:                 apt-get update
 - after that, execute: apt-get upgrade

 Detailed instructions reagarding the use of apt and upgrade examples
 can be found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/#apt?idioma=en


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All packages are signed with Conectiva's GPG key. The key and instructions
on how to import it can be found at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/chave/?idioma=en
Instructions on how to check the signatures of the RPM packages can be
found at http://distro.conectiva.com.br/seguranca/politica/?idioma=en
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All our advisories and generic update instructions can be viewed at
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?idioma=en

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