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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4624

Original release date: 09/07/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

CRLF injection vulnerability in Utils.py in Mailman before 2.1.9rc1 allows remote attackers to spoof messages in the error log and possibly trick the administrator into visiting malicious URLs via CRLF sequences in the URI.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205651 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact and expects to release a future update to address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 which are in maintenance mode. This bug will be addressed in a future update of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-12
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21732
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0779
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22639
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: mailman-admin-spoofing(28734)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=103&release_id=444295
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Mailman-Announce] 20060913 RELEASED: Mailman 2.1.9
External Source: MISC
Name: http://svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mailman/trunk/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py?r1=7859&r2=7923
External Source: BID
Name: 20021
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1188
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22020
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060913 Mailman 2.1.8 Multiple Security Issues
External Source: MISC
Name: http://moritz-naumann.com/adv/0013/mailmanmulti/0013.txt
External Source: BID
Name: 19831
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22227
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:025
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:165
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27669
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3446
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9756
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22011
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9756
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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