Security update for mailman

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mailman
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14356-1
Rating: important
References: #1167068 #1170558
Cross-References:CVE-2020-12137
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.

Description:

This update for mailman fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2020-12137: Fixed a XSS vulnerability caused by MIME type confusion (bsc#1170558).

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Fixed rights and ownership on /var/lib/mailman/archives (bsc#1167068).

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-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-mailman-14356=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-mailman-14356=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mailman-14356=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-mailman-14356=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-2.1.15-9.6.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • mailman-2.1.15-9.6.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-debuginfo-2.1.15-9.6.20.1
    • mailman-debugsource-2.1.15-9.6.20.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • mailman-debuginfo-2.1.15-9.6.20.1
    • mailman-debugsource-2.1.15-9.6.20.1

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