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[GLSA-200502-11] Mailman: Directory traversal vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Mailman: Directory traversal vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-11
(Mailman: Directory traversal vulnerability)
Mailman contains an error in private.py which fails to properly
sanitize input paths.
A possible hacker could exploit this flaw to obtain arbitrary files on
the web server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Mailman users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-mail/mailman-2.1.5-r4"
Threat Level: Medium
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