CVE-2015-2775

NameCVE-2015-2775
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in GNU Mailman before 2.1.20, when not using a static alias, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a list name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-186-1, DSA-3214-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs781626

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailman (PTS)wheezy1:2.1.15-1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)1:2.1.15-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1.18-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch1:2.1.23-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:2.1.24-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailmansource(unstable)1:2.1.18-2high781626
mailmansourcesqueeze1:2.1.13-6highDLA-186-1
mailmansourcewheezy1:2.1.15-1+deb7u1highDSA-3214-1

Notes

https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1437145
https://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-developers/2015-March/024875.html

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