Sympa wwsympa.fcgi Unauthorized List Creation

2004-08-13T10:11:56
ID OSVDB:8652
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-08-13T10:11:56

Description

Vulnerability Description

Sympa contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user without listmaster priviliges to approve and post list. The issue is triggered when a new list is created. It is possible that the flaw may allow unauthorized list creation also this may possibly be used to forward UCE messages, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 4.1.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Sympa contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user without listmaster priviliges to approve and post list. The issue is triggered when a new list is created. It is possible that the flaw may allow unauthorized list creation also this may possibly be used to forward UCE messages, resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.sympa.org/ Secunia Advisory ID:12286 Keyword: Bugtraq ID: 10941