Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 147342
CAN-2005-0202 mailman flaw
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:06 EST
A flaw in the true_path function of Mailman was discovered. A remote attacker
could make use of this flaw with a carefully crafted URL and gain access to
files such a configuration files or list archives that should otherwise be
Administrators can see if attempts to use this flaw has been made by exmaining
their web server access logs for requests containing ".....///"
Note that Apache 2.0 strips multiple slash characters in the
PATH_INFO; therefore this issue is not exploitable when Mailman is
used on an Apache 2.0 server.
Now public,removing emarbgo
packages in QA
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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