Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4246-1 mailman -- security update

Date Reported:
15 Jul 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-0618.
More information:

Toshitsugu Yoneyama of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. discovered that mailman, a web-based mailing list manager, is prone to a cross-site scripting flaw allowing a malicious listowner to inject scripts into the listinfo page, due to not validated input in the host_name field.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.23-1+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your mailman packages.

For the detailed security status of mailman please refer to its security tracker page at: