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USN-4442-1: Sympa vulnerabilities

28 July 2020

sympa vulnerabilities

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Releases

Packages

  • sympa - Modern mailing list manager

Details

Michael Kaczmarczik discovered that Sympa incorrectly handled HTTP
GET/POST requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to insert,
edit or obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-1000550)

It was discovered that Sympa incorrectly handled URL parameters. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to perform XSS attacks.
(CVE-2018-1000671)

Nicolas Chatelain discovered that Sympa incorrectly handled environment
variables. An attacker could possibly use this issue with a setuid
binary and gain root privileges. (CVE-2020-10936)

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Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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