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[DSA271] DSA-271-1 ecartis Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A problem has been discovered in ecartis, a mailing list manager,
formerly known as listar. This vulnerability enables a possible hacker to
reset the password of any user defined on the list server, including
the list admins.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.129a+1.0.0-snap20020514-1.1 of ecartis.
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 0.129a-2.potato3 of listar.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.0.0+cvs.20030321-1 of ecartis.
We recommend that you upgrade your ecartis and listar packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-271
Threat Level: High
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