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CVE-2002-0389 Detail

Description

Pipermail in Mailman stores private mail messages with predictable filenames in a world-executable directory, which allows local users to read private mailing list archives.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/18/2002

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/27/2016)

Red Hat does not intend to take any action on this issue. This is the expected behavior of Mailman and is not considered to be a security flaw by upstream. If Mailman upstream addresses this issue in a future update, we may revisit our decision.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=101902003314968&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1417.html
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=100103&aid=474616&group_id=103
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8874.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4538

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:mailman:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-0389
NVD Published Date:
06/18/2002
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2016