Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3668-1 mailman -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 835970.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6893.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a CSRF vulnerability in mailman, a web-based mailing list manager, which could allow an attacker to obtain a user's password.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.18-2+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.23-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mailman packages.