*** This bug has been split off bug 147342 ***
------- Original comment by Mark J. Cox (Security Response Team) on 2005.02.07
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 ".....///"
removing embargo, now public
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,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.