Bug 147343 - CAN-2005-0202 mailman flaw
Summary: CAN-2005-0202 mailman flaw
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mailman (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: John Dennis
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Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2005-02-07 15:09 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-14 21:50:23 UTC
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Description Mark J. Cox 2005-02-07 15:09:28 UTC
*** This bug has been split off bug 147342 ***

------- Original comment by Mark J. Cox (Security Response Team) on 2005.02.07
10:08 -------

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 ".....///"

Affects: FC2
Affects: FC3

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2005-02-09 18:34:16 UTC
Now public, removing embargo, push at will.

Comment 2 John Dennis 2005-02-14 21:50:23 UTC
was pushed on Thursday 2/10/05

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