Security update for mailman

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mailman
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:13924-1
Rating: important
References: #1077358 #1099510 #1101288 #925502 #995352
Cross-References: CVE-2015-2775 CVE-2016-6893 CVE-2018-0618 CVE-2018-13796 CVE-2018-5950
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for mailman fixes the following issues:

  • Fixed a XSS vulnerability and information leak in user options CGI, which could be used to execute arbitrary scripts in the user's browser via specially encoded URLs (bsc#1077358 CVE-2018-5950)
  • Fixed a directory traversal vulnerability in MTA transports when using the recommended Mailman Transport for Exim (bsc#925502 CVE-2015-2775)
  • Fixed a XSS vulnerability, which allowed malicious listowners to inject scripts into the listinfo pages (bsc#1099510 CVE-2018-0618)
  • Fixed arbitrary text injection vulnerability in several mailman CGIs (CVE-2018-13796 bsc#1101288)
  • Fixed a CSRF vulnerability on the user options page (CVE-2016-6893 bsc#995352)

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-13924=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp3-mailman-13924=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-mailman-13924=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mailman-13924=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-mailman-13924=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-2.1.15-9.6.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-2.1.15-9.6.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • mailman-2.1.15-9.6.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-debuginfo-2.1.15-9.6.6.1
    • mailman-debugsource-2.1.15-9.6.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-debuginfo-2.1.15-9.6.6.1
    • mailman-debugsource-2.1.15-9.6.6.1

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