DescriptionThe attachment scrubber ( in Mailman 2.1.5 and earlier, when using Python's library email module 2.5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mailing list delivery failure) via a multipart MIME message with a single part that has two blank lines between the first boundary and the end boundary.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs358892

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailman (PTS)jessie1:2.1.18-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)1:2.1.18-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security)1:2.1.23-1+deb9u3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1:2.1.29-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailmansourcewoody(not affected)DSA-1027-1

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