the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4624

CRLF injection vulnerability in in Mailman before 2.1.9rc1 allows remote attackers to spoof messages in the error log and possibly trick the administrator into visiting malicious URLs via CRLF sequences in the URI.
Publish Date : 2006-09-07 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact and expects to release a future update to address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 which are in maintenance mode. This bug will be addressed in a future update of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-09-07 2006-06-23
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CRLF injection vulnerability in in Mailman before 2.1.9rc1 allows remote attackers to spoof messages in the err... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9756 unix
RHSA-2007:0779: mailman security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070779 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4624

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Mailman 1

- References For CVE-2006-4624 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2006-3446
MLIST [Mailman-Announce] 20060913 RELEASED: Mailman 2.1.9
GENTOO GLSA-200609-12
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:025
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0779
BID 19831 GNU Mailman Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-12-15
BUGTRAQ 20060913 Mailman 2.1.8 Multiple Security Issues
BID 20021 Mailman Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
XF mailman-admin-spoofing(28734)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4624

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.