Security update for mailman
(Last modified: 24FEB2005)
solutions Security update for mailman SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f55591f9a204677ce573ccf38ce9c0c1)
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
This issue has been assigned the Mitre CVE ID CAN-2005-0202.
rpm -Fvh mailman.rpm
Note 1: The last security update introduced a new dependency on the mailman package. Please make sure that the "python-xml" RPM is installed, otherwise mailman will not work correctly.
Note 2: After installing the upgraded packages, please make sure that your mailinglist config databases have not been retrieved by attackers.
You can do so by checking for patterns like ".....///" in your webservers access logs.
If this is the case:
- Reset all user passwords. The last security update includes a new "change_member_pw" script which can do that easily.
- Change the mailinglist admin password.
- Optionally: Look for members which should not be in the list
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