Mailman before 2.1.26 XSS Vulnerability

2018-01-31T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310113097
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2018-05-08T00:00:00

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the web UI in Mailman.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_mailman_xss_vuln.nasl 9758 2018-05-08 12:29:26Z asteins $
#
# Mailman before 2.1.26 XSS Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Jan Philipp Schulte <jan.schulte@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH, https://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
# the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
# (at your option) any later version.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:gnu:mailman";

if( description )
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.113097");
  script_version("$Revision: 9758 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2018-05-08 14:29:26 +0200 (Tue, 08 May 2018) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2018-01-31 13:35:40 +0100 (Wed, 31 Jan 2018)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner_unreliable");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2018-5950");

  script_name("Mailman before 2.1.26 XSS Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("mailman_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_mandatory_keys("gnu_mailman/detected");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the web UI in Mailman.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"The script checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to inject arbitrary web script or HTML.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"GNU Mailman before 2.1.26");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Update to version 2.1.26 or above.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.mail-archive.com/mailman-users@python.org/msg70375.html");

  exit( 0 );
}

include( "host_details.inc" );
include( "version_func.inc" );

if( ! port = get_app_port( cpe: CPE ) ) exit( 0 );
if( ! info = get_app_version_and_location( cpe: CPE, port: port, exit_no_version: TRUE ) ) exit( 0 );
vers = info['version'];
path = info['location'];

if( version_is_less( version: vers, test_version: "2.1.26" ) ) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version: vers, fixed_version: "2.1.26", install_path: path );
  security_message( data: report, port: port );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );