CVE-2021-44227

Published on: Not Yet Published

Last Modified on: 06/09/2022 01:15:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Mailman from Gnu contain the following vulnerability:

In GNU Mailman before 2.1.38, a list member or moderator can get a CSRF token and craft an admin request (using that token) to set a new admin password or make other changes.

  • CVE-2021-44227 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[SECURITY] [DLA 3049-1] mailman security update lists.debian.org
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URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20220609 [SECURITY] [DLA 3049-1] mailman security update
Bug #1952384 “A CSRF vulnerability could allow a list moderator ...” : Bugs : GNU Mailman bugs.launchpad.net
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URL Logo MISC bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1952384

Related QID Numbers

  • 159545 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for mailman (ELSA-2021-4913)
  • 159546 Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for mailman:2.1 (ELSA-2021-4916)
  • 179367 Debian Security Update for mailman (DLA 3049-1)
  • 180113 Debian Security Update for mailman (CVE-2021-44227)
  • 198600 Ubuntu Security Notification for Mailman Vulnerability (USN-5180-1)
  • 239926 Red Hat Update for mailman:2.1 (RHSA-2021:4916)
  • 239927 Red Hat Update for mailman:2.1 (RHSA-2021:4915)
  • 239928 Red Hat Update for mailman (RHSA-2021:4913)
  • 239960 Red Hat Update for mailman:2.1 (RHSA-2021:5080)
  • 257134 CentOS Security Update for mailman (CESA-2021:4913)
  • 353123 Amazon Linux Security Advisory for mailman : ALAS2-2022-1740
  • 377175 Alibaba Cloud Linux Security Update for mailman (ALINUX2-SA-2021:0069)
  • 671336 EulerOS Security Update for mailman (EulerOS-SA-2022-1277)
  • 671709 EulerOS Security Update for mailman (EulerOS-SA-2022-1745)
  • 690768 Free Berkeley Software Distribution (FreeBSD) Security Update for mailman less than 2.1.38 (0d6efbe3-52d9-11ec-9472-e3667ed6088e)
  • 752189 SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update for mailman (SUSE-SU-2022:1886-1)
  • 940085 AlmaLinux Security Update for mailman:2.1 (ALSA-2021:4916)
  • 960373 Rocky Linux Security Update for mailman:2.1 (RLSA-2021:4916)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationGnuMailmanAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:gnu:mailman:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

Source Title Posted (UTC)
Twitter Icon @softek_jp GNU Mailman 2 の管理ページの処理にクロスサイトリクエストフォージェリの問題 (CVE-2021-44227) [40675] sid.softek.jp/content/show/4… #SIDfm #脆弱性情報 2021-12-01 05:02:14
Twitter Icon @y_futatuki @kjmkjm セキュリティホール memoへの垂れ込みです。 このところ続いていますが、GNU Mailman 2.1 で CVE-2021-44227 (CSRFを用いた権限昇格によるリスト管理者権限奪取の脆弱性) 対策のため… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-12-01 07:12:02
Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2021-44227 : In GNU Mailman before 2.1.38, a list member or moderator can get a CSRF token and craft an admin r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-12-02 03:05:53
Twitter Icon @Robo_Alerts Potentially Critical CVE Detected! CVE-2021-44227 Description: In GNU Mailman before 2.1.38, a list member or moder… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-12-02 04:00:38
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