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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1177

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the driver script in mailman before 2.1.5 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a URL, which is not properly escaped in the resulting error page.
Publish Date : 2005-01-10 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- 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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of mailman shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. In addition, we believe this issue does not apply to the 2.0.x versions of mailman due to setting of STEALTH_MODE
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-02-11 2005-01-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the driver script in mailman before 2.1.5 allows remote attackers to inject ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11113 unix
CVE-2004-1177 unix
RHSA-2005:235: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050235 unix
RHSA-2005:235: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005235 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-2004-1177

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Mailman 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Mailman 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Mailman 2.0 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Mailman 2.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Mailman 2.1b1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Mailman 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Mailman 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Mailman 25

- References For CVE-2004-1177
BUGTRAQ 20050110 [USN-59-1] mailman vulnerabilities
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:007
XF mailman-script-driver-xss(18854)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1177

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