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CVE-2004-1177 Detail

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the driver script in mailman before 2.1.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a URL, which is not properly escaped in the resulting error page.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/10/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1177
Original release date:
01/10/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

This issue did not affect the versions of mailman shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. In addition, we believe this issue does not apply to the 2.0.x versions of mailman due to setting of STEALTH_MODE

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=287555 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=287555
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110549296126351&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050110 [USN-59-1] mailman vulnerabilities
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-674 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-674
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:015 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:015
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_07_mailman.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:007
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-235.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:235
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18854 External Source XF mailman-script-driver-xss(18854)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11113 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11113

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11113
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11113

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