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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1177

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (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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External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:015
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:007
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050110 [USN-59-1] mailman vulnerabilities
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:235
External Source: XF
Name: mailman-script-driver-xss(18854)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11113
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 13603
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-674
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=287555
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11113
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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