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CVE-2006-4624 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/07/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4624
Original release date:
09/07/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2006-September/000087.html External Source MLIST [Mailman-Announce] 20060913 RELEASED: Mailman 2.1.9
http://moritz-naumann.com/adv/0013/mailmanmulti/0013.txt External Source MISC http://moritz-naumann.com/adv/0013/mailmanmulti/0013.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-12.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200609-12
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=103&release_id=444295 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=103&release_id=444295
http://svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mailman/trunk/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py?r1=7859&r2=7923 External Source MISC http://svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mailman/trunk/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py?r1=7859&r2=7923
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1188 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1188
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:165 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:165
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_25_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:025
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0779.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0779
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/445992/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20060913 Mailman 2.1.8 Multiple Security Issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19831 External Source BID 19831
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20021 External Source BID 20021
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3446 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-3446
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28734 External Source XF mailman-admin-spoofing(28734)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9756 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9756

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9756
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9756

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:mailman:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.1.8

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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