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[DSA1188] DSA-1188-1 mailman Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-1188-1 mailman

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Several security related problems have been discovered in mailman, the
web-based GNU mailing list manager. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Moritz Naumann discovered several cross-site scripting problems
that could allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script code
or HTML.
Moritz Naumann discovered that a remote attacker can inject
arbitrary strings into the logfile.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.1.5-8sarge5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.1.8-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your mailman package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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