Fedora Core 1 Update: mailman-2.1.4-1
Posted on: 05/18/2004 08:29 AM

Red Hat has released a mailman update for Fedora Core 1

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2004-060
2004-02-26
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Name : mailman
Version : 2.1.4
Release : 1
Summary : Mailing list manager with built in Web access.
Description :
Mailman is software to help manage email discussion lists, much like Majordomo and Smartmail. Unlike most similar products, Mailman gives each mailing list a webpage, and allows users to subscribe, unsubscribe, etc. over the Web. Even the list manager can administer his or her list entirely from the Web. Mailman also integrates most things people want to do with mailing lists, including archiving, mail <-> news gateways, and so on.

Documentation can be found in: /usr/share/doc/mailman-2.1.4

When the package has finished installing, you will need to perform some additional installation steps, these are described in: /usr/share/doc/mailman-2.1.4/INSTALL.REDHAT

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Update Information:

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in the admin CGI script for Mailman before 2.1.4. This update moves Mailman to version 2.1.4 which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Updated packages were made available in February 2004 however the original update notification email did not make it to fedora-announce-list at that time.

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* Fri Jan 09 2004 John Dennis jdennis@finch.boston.redhat.com 3:2.1.4-1

- upgrade to new upstream release 2.1.4
- fixes bugs 106349,112851,105367,91463


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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/

4b8e7161d1a2bb7f912efd294775b887 SRPMS/mailman-2.1.4-1.src.rpm
6e387ba96c1d651a55b329b0ab678824 i386/mailman-2.1.4-1.i386.rpm
60c4f5f77c01e8521c8079f00fadf1e8 i386/debug/mailman-debuginfo-2.1.4-1.i386.rpm
c823903d2b33ce9ff794f5ba3c9d514d x86_64/mailman-2.1.4-1.x86_64.rpm
15a0c4d8f8069395602a40ee121eff0a x86_64/debug/mailman-debuginfo-2.1.4-1.x86_64.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.


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