Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
[DSA955] DSA-955-1 mailman Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Two denial of service bugs were found in the mailman list server. In
one, attachment filenames containing UTF8 strings were not properly
parsed, which could cause the server to crash. In another, a message
containing a bad date string could cause a server crash.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not vulnerable to this issue.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your mailman package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-955
Threat Level: High
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