11749 : Mailman Mail Command Handler Malformed E-mail DoS
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Mailman contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is due to an error in the mail command handler. By sending a specially crafted email command, a remote attacker can cause a denial of service, resulting in loss of availability for the mailman service.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Unknown


Upgrade to version 2.0.14 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Barry Warsaw


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1


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