Security update for mailman

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mailman
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1638-1
Rating: moderate
References: #995352
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

    Description:

    This update for mailman to version 2.1.15 fixes the following issues:

    - CVE-2016-6893: Prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability
    in the user options page that allowed remote attackers to hijack the
    authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify an option
    (bsc#995352).
    - Various other hardenings against CSFR attacks

    For details please see https://launchpad.net/mailman/+milestone/2.1.15

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-mailman-13649=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mailman-13649=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • mailman-2.1.15-9.6.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • mailman-debuginfo-2.1.15-9.6.3.1
      • mailman-debugsource-2.1.15-9.6.3.1

    References: