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<glsa id="200501-29">
<title>Mailman: Cross-site scripting vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Mailman is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mailman</product>
<announced>January 22, 2005</announced>
<revised>January 22, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>77524</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-mail/mailman" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.1.5-r3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.1.5-r3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Mailman is a Python-based mailing list server with an extensive
web interface.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Florian Weimer has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability
in the error messages that are produced by Mailman.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>
By enticing a user to visiting a specially-crafted URL, an
attacker can execute arbitrary script code running in the context of
the victim's browser.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Mailman users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5-r3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-1177">CAN-2004-1177</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 19 Jan 2005 10:01:17 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 20 Jan 2005 09:22:10 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 21 Jan 2005 16:36:40 +0000">
lewk
</metadata>
</glsa>