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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Steve Alexander discovered that mailman did not properly handle attachments with special filenames. A remote user could exploit that to stop mail delivery until the server administrator manually cleaned these posts. (CVE-2006-2941) Various cross-site scripting vulnerabilities have been reported by Barry Warsaw. By using specially crafted email addresses, names, and similar arbitrary user-defined strings, a remote attacker could exploit this to run web script code in the list administrator's web browser. (CVE-2006-3636) URLs logged to the error log file are now checked for invalid characters. Before, specially crafted URLs could inject arbitrary messages into the log.
=========================================================== 
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-345-1         September 13, 2006
mailman vulnerabilities
CVE-2006-2941, CVE-2006-3636
===========================================================

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.04
Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.04:
  mailman                                  2.1.5-7ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 5.10:
  mailman                                  2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  mailman                                  2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

Details follow:

Steve Alexander discovered that mailman did not properly handle
attachments with special filenames. A remote user could exploit that
to stop mail delivery until the server administrator manually cleaned
these posts. (CVE-2006-2941)

Various cross-site scripting vulnerabilities have been reported by
Barry Warsaw. By using specially crafted email addresses, names, and
similar arbitrary user-defined strings, a remote attacker could
exploit this to run web script code in the list administrator's
web browser. (CVE-2006-3636)

URLs logged to the error log file are now checked for invalid
characters. Before, specially crafted URLs could inject arbitrary
messages into the log.


Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.04:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-7ubuntu0.3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:   122672 040be0e94a3463829deda6255b81914c
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-7ubuntu0.3.dsc
      Size/MD5:      669 6533900d800881c5e5e97661592fe9b1
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  5745912 f5f56f04747cd4aff67427e7a45631af

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-7ubuntu0.3_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  6610396 9e485ddc61fea15ffaacebeb176bc924

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-7ubuntu0.3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  6610126 7a76e92c25d14c439141c243f807ac59

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-7ubuntu0.3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6617368 a0c258a612fc19b87f756dfd1b2f5604

Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.10:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:   124569 edd592fdc5d979588cfa307d80f389ee
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3.dsc
      Size/MD5:      626 52ca3b4a7132ed400701b33a9d1fa07c
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  5745912 f5f56f04747cd4aff67427e7a45631af

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  6611062 4808daed20ff5871d0878041dc65c278

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  6610402 bae1a8798cc5518e204ac418d4108330

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6617772 c397e9d02be876896f4c519da2965dce

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-8ubuntu2.3_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6616692 9714c5ffcedced686d5d2224f373f63a

Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:

  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:   228878 efe29915311336eea806f75a489ae876
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      628 61d4ee8cb059d6073c845c63ab9428a3
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  5745912 f5f56f04747cd4aff67427e7a45631af

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:  6612630 20c59f9de0ad456f476d9222deaf232f

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:  6612422 b22f69ab0ad00a70cc4cf9526521ae02

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6620218 57752d37e3514f437bfbddd458203306

  sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mailman/mailman_2.1.5-9ubuntu4.1_sparc.deb
      Size/MD5:  6618874 870ca284b9c208a8937ef2890506a93c

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