CVE-2016-6893

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-08-19
CWE:
CWE-352
Bugzilla:
1370155: CVE-2016-6893 mailman: CSRF protection missing in the user options page

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the user options page in GNU Mailman 2.1.x before 2.1.23 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify an option, as demonstrated by gaining access to the credentials of a victim's account.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6893 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 mailman Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mailman Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 mailman Will not fix

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