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Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - mailman

Dec 11, 2001, 21:49 (0 Talkback[s])
From:   secure@conectiva.com.br
Subject:        [CLA-2001:445] Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - mailman
Date:   11 Dec 2001 17:32:39 -0200      

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CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 
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PACKAGE   : mailman
SUMMARY   : Mailman Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
DATE      : 2001-12-11 17:26:00
ID        : CLA-2001:445
RELEVANT
RELEASES  : 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0

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DESCRIPTION
 Mailman, the GNU Mailing List Manager, is a software to help manage
 electronic mail discussion lists.
 
 Cgisecurity.com released an advisory[1] related to a cross-site
 scripting vulnerability[2] in mailman. By exploiting this
 vulnerability, an attacker could collect information about a web user
 or possibly gain access to cookie-based authentication credentials.


SOLUTION
 All mailman users should upgrade.
 
 
 REFERENCES:
 1.http://www.cgisecurity.org/advisory/7.txt
 2.http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3602


DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS TO THE UPDATED PACKAGES
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.8-2U50_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.0/i386/mailman-2.0.8-2U50_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.8-2U51_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/5.1/i386/mailman-2.0.8-2U51_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.8-2U60_1cl.src.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/6.0/RPMS/mailman-2.0.8-2U60_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/RPMS/mailman-2.0.8-2U70_1cl.i386.rpm
ftp://atualizacoes.conectiva.com.br/7.0/SRPMS/mailman-2.0.8-2U70_1cl.src.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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