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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0564

Original release date: 02/04/2008
Last revised: 03/17/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Mailman before 2.1.10b1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors related to (1) editing templates and (2) the list's "info attribute" in the web administrator interface, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-3636.

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; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/07/2008)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=431526 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080215 rPSA-2008-0056-1 mailman
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4077
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431526
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-586-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43549
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Mailman-Announce] 20080203 Mailman 2.1.10b3 Released (was: Re: Mailman 2.1.10b1 Released)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29249
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2207
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:061
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29388
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31687
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0542
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=559308&group_id=103
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0422
External Source: BID
Name: 27630
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28794
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28966
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0307
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0056
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:017
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1334
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28916

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:mailman:mailman:2.1.10b and previous versions

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)