RedHat: mailman vulnerability
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RedHat Linux New mailman packages are available which close security holes presentin earlier versions of mailman.
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                   Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Updated mailman packages are available.
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2000:030-03
Issue date:        2000-05-24
Updated on:        2000-08-03
Product:           Red Hat Secure Web Server
Keywords:          N/A
Cross references:  N/A
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1. Topic:

New mailman packages are available which close security holes present
in earlier versions of mailman.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Secure Web Server 3.0 - i386
Red Hat Secure Web Server 3.1 - i386, alpha, sparc
Red Hat Secure Web Server 3.2 - i386

3. Problem description:

New mailman packages are available which close security holes present
in earlier versions of mailman.  All sites using the mailman mailing
list management software should upgrade.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed  (http://bugzilla.Red Hat.com/bugzilla for more info):

N/A

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Secure Web Server 3.2:

i386: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/secureweb/3.2/i386/mailman-2.0beta5-1.i386.rpm

sources: 
ftp://updates.Red Hat.com/secureweb/3.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.0beta5-1.src.rpm

7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name
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3bec0ff832a99b87eb235229935fd2a0  3.2/SRPMS/mailman-2.0beta5-1.src.rpm
53561915ca8b245b98bd78f3e3a8fd9d  3.2/i386/mailman-2.0beta5-1.i386.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security.  Our key
is available at:
     http://www.Red Hat.com/corp/contact.html

You can verify each package with the following command:
    rpm --checksig  

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or
tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
    rpm --checksig --nogpg 

8. References:

N/A


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