Updated Mailman packages available
|Last updated on:||2002-01-02|
Updated Mailman packages are now available for Red Hat Secure Web Server
3.2 (U.S.). These updates fix cross-site scripting bugs which might allow
another server to be used to gain a user's private information from a
server running Mailman.
A server running Mailmain versions prior to 2.0.8 will send certain
user-modifiable data to clients without escaping embedded tags. This data
may contain scripts which will then be executed by an unwary client,
possibly transmitting private information to a third party.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CAN-2001-0884 to this issue.
relevant to your system have been applied.
To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:
rpm -Fvh [filenames]
where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:
This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from: