SUSE-SU-2018:1638-1: moderate: Security update for mailman

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for mailman

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1638-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #995352 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-6893
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for mailman to version 2.1.15 fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2016-6893: Prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability
     in the user options page that allowed remote attackers to hijack the
     authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify an option
   - Various other hardenings against CSFR attacks

   For details please see

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-mailman-13649=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-mailman-13649=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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