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USN242-1 : mailman vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote package "mailman" is missing a security patch.
Aliet Santiesteban Sifontes discovered a remote Denial of Service
vulnerability in the attachment handler. An email with an attachment
whose filename contained invalid UTF-8 characters caused mailman to
Mailman did not sufficiently verify the validity of email dates. Very
large numbers in dates caused mailman to crash. (CVE-2005-4153)
Upgrade to :
- mailman-2.1.5-8ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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