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Security update for Mailman


(Last modified: 03APR2006)

solutions Security update for Mailman SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f8df83e2b0054d4d222673467c50c10b)

Applies to

Package: mailman
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10933
Release: 20060403
Obsoletes: none


All installations of Mailman should be updated.



Problem description

The component for handling attachments in Mailman suffered from a DoS in cases
where a multipart message was malformated. This update makes Mailman more
robust (CVE-2006-0052).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mailman.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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