Upstream information

CVE-2016-6893 at MITRE

Description

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the user options page in GNU Mailman 2.1.x before 2.1.23 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify an option, as demonstrated by gaining access to the credentials of a victim's account.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 3.5
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 995352 [NEW], 997205 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • mailman >= 2.1.15-9.6.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-mailman-13649
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • mailman >= 2.1.15-9.6.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-mailman-13649
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • mailman >= 2.1.23-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA mailman
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • mailman >= 2.1.23-1.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA mailman


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS mailman Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS mailman Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS mailman Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 mailman In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS mailman Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 mailman Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 mailman In progress