openSUSE-SU-2018:2309-1: moderate: Security update for mailman

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for mailman

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2309-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1101288
Cross-References: CVE-2018-13796
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for mailman fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

– CVE-2018-13796: Fix a content spoofing vulnerability with invalid list
name messages inside the web UI (boo#1101288).

Bug fixes:

– update to 2.1.29:
* Fixed the listinfo and admin overview pages that were broken

– update to 2.1.28:
* It is now possible to edit HTML and text templates via the web admin
UI in a supported language other than the list’s preferred_language.
* The Japanese translation has been updated
* The German translation has been updated
* The Esperanto translation has been updated
* The BLOCK_SPAMHAUS_LISTED_DBL_SUBSCRIBE feature added in 2.1.27 was
not working. This is fixed.
* Escaping of HTML entities for the web UI is now done more selectively.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-861=1

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-861=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):



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