Bug 147343 - CAN-2005-0202 mailman flaw
CAN-2005-0202 mailman flaw
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mailman (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: John Dennis
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Reported: 2005-02-07 10:09 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-14 16:50:23 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-02-07 10:09:28 EST
*** 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
protected.

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 (Product Security) 2005-02-09 13:34:16 EST
Now public, removing embargo, push at will.
http://lists.netsys.com/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-February/031562.html
Comment 2 John Dennis 2005-02-14 16:50:23 EST
was pushed on Thursday 2/10/05

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