CVE-2018-13796

NameCVE-2018-13796
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GNU Mailman before 2.1.28. A crafted URL can cause arbitrary text to be displayed on a web page from a trusted site.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1442-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs903674

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mailman (PTS)jessie1:2.1.18-2+deb8u2vulnerable
jessie (security)1:2.1.18-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch1:2.1.23-1+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)1:2.1.23-1+deb9u3vulnerable
buster, sid1:2.1.29-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mailmansource(unstable)1:2.1.27-1.1medium903674
mailmansourcejessie1:2.1.18-2+deb8u3mediumDLA-1442-1
mailmansourcestretch1:2.1.23-1+deb9u4medium

Notes

Fixed in 2.1.28; Regression fix in 2.1.29
https://mail.python.org/pipermail/mailman-users/2018-July/083536.html
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1780874
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~mailman-coders/mailman/2.1/revision/1796
Needs as well a further regression fix as per
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1783417
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~mailman-coders/mailman/2.1/revision/1798

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