11749 : Mailman Mail Command Handler Malformed E-mail DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2003-11-18

Description

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.

Classification

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

Solution

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.

Products

Barry Warsaw
Mailman
2.0.13

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

  • Matthew Galgoci. -

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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