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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4624

CRLF injection vulnerability in Utils.py 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
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
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)
CWE ID 94

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205651 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: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ 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
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CRLF injection vulnerability in Utils.py 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

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=103&release_id=444295 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3446
VUPEN ADV-2006-3446
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-announce/2006-September/000087.html
MLIST [Mailman-Announce] 20060913 RELEASED: Mailman 2.1.9
http://moritz-naumann.com/adv/0013/mailmanmulti/0013.txt
http://secunia.com/advisories/22011
SECUNIA 22011
http://secunia.com/advisories/22020
SECUNIA 22020
http://secunia.com/advisories/27669
SECUNIA 27669
http://secunia.com/advisories/22227
SECUNIA 22227
http://secunia.com/advisories/22639
SECUNIA 22639
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-12.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200609-12
http://svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/mailman/trunk/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py?r1=7859&r2=7923
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1188
DEBIAN DSA-1188
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:165
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:165
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_25_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:025
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0779.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0779
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19831
BID 19831 GNU Mailman Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-12-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/445992/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060913 Mailman 2.1.8 Multiple Security Issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20021
BID 20021 Mailman Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-11-15
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/28734
XF mailman-admin-spoofing(28734)
http://secunia.com/advisories/21732
SECUNIA 21732

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4624

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


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