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Mailman Log Spoofing Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if Mailman filters invalid chars from PATH_INFO

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a Python application that is affected
by a log spoofing vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Mailman installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input before writing it to the application's 'error'
log. An unauthenticated remote attacker can leverage this flaw to
spoof log messages.

In addition, the application reportedly is affected by a denial of
service issue involving headers that do not conform to RFC 2231 as
well as several cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Mailman version 2.1.9 rc1 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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