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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
Description Last Modified:  09/07/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2006-September/000087.html
http://moritz-naumann.com/adv/0013/mailmanmulti/0013.txt
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-12.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=103&release_id=444295 Patch
http://svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mailman/trunk/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py?r1=7859&r2=7923
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1188
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:165
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_25_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0779.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/445992/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19831
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20021
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3446
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28734
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9756

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4624
NVD Published Date:
09/07/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018